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1506971_10202604620210127_1199787790_n… but an amazing opportunity for my brother and sister-in-law.

As a birthday gift this year, my younger brother took his wife on an African Safari. They just returned with tons of pictures … I guess.

Tigers. I wanted pictures of Tigers. Maybe an Elephant or two.

So upon his return, he started posting pictures … but no Tigers.

Holly (Hopeful): Any pictures of Tigers?
Brother’s Friend (A Real Photographer Type): There are no Tigers in Africa. He has to be in India (or South East Asia) for tigers. But great portrait of an elusive big cat.
Holly (Sad): Thanks for the info … Too long away from elementary geography and zoology I guess.
Brother’s Friend (Gracious): Meanwhile for Holly,….

… and he sent me the photo at the top of this page. Of a Tiger. 🙂

In one (the Elephant one) there was some discussion of “Great DOF on this one” … whatever that is … and the reply “agree! Not that easy with a tele, as you know. She was shooting the 70-200 f2.8 Nikon lens wide open, and of course the variety of foliage from close in to far away helped as well. No cropping on this one — she framed it this way in-camera.”

I’m thinking this is important to real photographer types.

And for what it’s worth, this one of the panther … well, let’s just say she does not look happy … not even a little bit happy.

I just thought I’d share some of the pictures as they are made available.


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