Baboon & Young, Sunset Botswana

© john dunne

Baboon & Young, Sunset Botswana

Uploaded: July 29, 2007 10:50:56


This has been my most succesful photo, although its not one of my top 10 favorites. It has won for me 1st place in the IPF National Nature Photographer competition along with a FIAP silver medal and was part of a FIAP Bronze Auteur in Aqueducte 2008.

Exif: F Number: 6.3, Exposure Bias Value: -1/3, Exposure Time: 1/320, Flash: flash did not fire, ISO: 400, White Balance: auto white balance, Focal Length: 500mm, Camera Model: Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II


July 29, 2007

Great capture and focus. The sunset truly enhances this photo. Judith #701639

Heather L. Haderly July 29, 2007

Perfection John! #4575134

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic July 29, 2007

Fantastic capture, John. Love how you got the baby on the moms back. #4576284

Sivakumar Paramjothi July 29, 2007

Great shot John! Nice light & composition! My only comment - this photo denitely deserves some nice title :) #4576615

Holly Hitchcock August 04, 2007

Amazing shot and what grogeous back-lighting. Beautiful, John!! #4601202

Sylvia Rossler August 09, 2007

What a superb picture John !!! Perfectly framed and so gorgeous with the sun back light !!! #4624943

Indrajit Hajra August 25, 2007

Editor's pick is an injustice here. This shold have been a finalist.Such shot can occur once in a blue moon. MArvellous capture John... #4696222

Tamera S. Phillips November 24, 2007

Amazing animal image. The composure and lighting are very nice. I hope to see this one again. #5117735

Sylvia Rossler February 22, 2008

Big congrats on this amazing finalist John :O) #5533977

Su Sana E. P level-classic February 22, 2008

Congratulations on this well deserving Finalist, John!! I hope to see this again soon. #5536317

Chastity Abbott February 23, 2008

all I can say is wow!!!! Hope this has gold under it!!! Congrats! #5539707

Sylvia Rossler February 26, 2008

Wooohhooo !! Big congrats again John !!! So happy to see this one as a winner :O) #5555715

Elida Gutierrez February 26, 2008

Congratulations on your Win!!!!


Cyn Valentine February 26, 2008

What a great image...congratulations..stunning winner! #5556838

john dunne February 26, 2008

Thank you all for your nice comments. #5556957

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic February 26, 2008

Congratulations on your second place winner, John. #5557647

Su Sana E. P level-classic February 26, 2008

Yes!!! Huge Congratulations on your Win, John!!


Darryl Wilkinson February 27, 2008

This is so cool - I love it! Congratulations, John!! #5559898

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict February 27, 2008

Congratulations John on your Win!

Dominick #5559990

Kristi A. Howson February 27, 2008

Congratulations on this wonderful Winner John!!! #5562061

Donna La Mattino Pagakis March 15, 2008

Congratulations on your win John, great lighting and exposure. Excellent, thanks for sharing! #5647695

JudyAnn Rector level-deluxe October 07, 2009

Terrific image, John! #8016501

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic January 19, 2010

Beautiful. CONGRATZ.

UB. #8310679

Karen Celella January 19, 2010

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist John. #8311566

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic January 20, 2010

CONGRATZ. on your Second Place Gold, WTG, John!!!

UB. #8314629

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict January 20, 2010

Congratulations John on your Wonderful Winner!!!

Dominick #8317193

Donna La Mattino Pagakis January 22, 2010

Congratulations again John! #8322018

john dunne January 24, 2010

Many Thanks for all your nice comments. #8325962

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