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Lake Naivasha
  Hippos - Lake Naivasha
Hippos - Lake Naivasha
Kenya
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Jack Gaskin
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    Was not going to comment on anything today but saw this an could not help myself.
AWESOME would consider a deal w/the Devil to do a trip like yours and get these type of shots.
These are an animal I would certainly give a VERY WIDE
Path and only shoot with a LONG LENS.
Would enjoy know the specifics behind this one if you have some time to drop a note.

FANTASTIC SHOOTING

Jack

10/14/2012 7:21:38 AM

 
Dominick M. Dimacale
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Reminds me of my Safari three weeks ago, these Hippos are BIG!


Dominick

10/14/2012 10:20:08 AM

 
Ujjwal Mukherjee
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Thanks,Jack. Lake Naivasha, somewhere between Nakuru and Masai mara is a very scenic lake to take a country boat ride and watch the Fish Eagles and Seagulls trying to beat each other in going for the fish thrown by the boatman which was the main attraction of our trip. Presence of the Hippos in large numbers brought a different perspective to the experience.

10/14/2012 10:20:48 AM

 
Ujjwal Mukherjee
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Thanks,Dominick!

10/14/2012 10:26:54 AM

 
Tammy M. Anderson
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Excellent wildlife capture from your awesome trip.

10/14/2012 10:39:47 AM

 
John Connolly
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An awesome scene Ujjwal! How lucky you were to come across cranky critters!

10/14/2012 1:19:25 PM

 
Jeff W. Robinson
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Great wildlife capture of the moment Ujjwal!

10/14/2012 1:27:47 PM

 
Patrick Rouzes
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Superb clarity, detail, lighting, focus & image, Ujjwal! Amazing work, as always, my friend!

10/14/2012 6:44:37 PM

 
Kathy Salerni
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What an outstanding capture of these hippos, Ujjwal! Love it!

10/16/2012 11:44:15 PM

 
Tiia Vissak
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a cool scene!

10/17/2012 8:54:45 AM

 
Mary K. Robison
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Love all the blue color surrounding that big ol' open mouth, Ujjwal! Too funny! One of your more memorable posts from your African safari adventure.

10/27/2012 12:49:24 AM

 
Val Feldman
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Would LOVE to take a trip like this someday...what an amazing experience it must have been to see all the wonderful animals you've captured in your gallery from your Kenya trip in their natural environment! No exception here! Exciting moment captured - perfectly! (I wanna go!!!!!!!) :) :)

10/27/2012 7:49:38 AM

 
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