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Lilypads on the Chobe River

Posted by
Yonatan (New York, United States) on 5 July 2012 in Plant & Nature.

Photographed in Chobe National Park, Botswana

In Botswana we had the opportunity to go incorporate a boat safari into our day. This was a fantastic experience and allowed us to view the wildlife from a whole different perspective. Before showing the animals from the water I thought I'd post this photo of the beautiful lilypads found on the Chobe River.

OLYMPUS E-5 1/320 second F/7.1 ISO 400 601 mm (35mm equiv.)

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omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice!!!!
so beautiful colors!

5 Jul 2012 7:07am

Tamara from Aarschot, Belgium

Fantastic framing and DOF ! A beautiful capture Yonatan. Have a lovely day :)

5 Jul 2012 7:28am

@Tamara: Thank you Tamara.

Soheil from Tehran, Iran

nice shot
well done

5 Jul 2012 12:16pm

@Soheil: Thank you very much.

klausZ from Kufstein, Austria

great pov and compo!

5 Jul 2012 1:37pm

@klausZ: Thank you for your comments.

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Oh wow! Intriguing PoV that you've captured here! I love how the surface of the water appears to be an unfamiliar plane with the lilies protruding out of it. Creative composition!

6 Jul 2012 12:08am

@Steven: Thank you Steven. I have another wide angle capture of this scene, but this composition was preferred version.

Arash from Brisbane, Australia

Spectacular image! Beautiful colors...magnificent!! :-)

6 Jul 2012 3:16am

@Arash: Thank you.

1/320 second
ISO 400
601 mm (35mm equiv.)