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Weekly Photo Challenge: Serene

This week’s challenge was easy for me.  I’ll take you back to Tanzania on one of our last evenings there.  As usual, we were still out with the wildlife at Sundown.  We had been watching a group of female lions getting ready for their nightly hunt but we had also been watching a group of Elephants a few hundred yards away.  I decided to try to get a ground level shot of an elephant with the sun going down over his/her back.  While I couldn’t quite get that photo framed due to the brush in front of us, I kept moving to try and catch the beautiful sunset along with these gentle giants.  When I look at this capture, it immediately brings back a sense of excitement (in trying to get the shot) but also the quiet calm and beauty of the scene and this magnificent creature standing in front of me….

Serene Giant (1 of 1)

Serene Giant


14 responses

  1. Linda Hoffmann

    Gorgeous! To think that our president wanted to allow these magnificent animals to be hunted is heartbreaking!



    November 29, 2017 at 10:18 am

    • Linda – Just one of many of his totally reprehensible positions.

      December 9, 2017 at 12:07 pm

  2. h schwartz

    Scott: Wow. As always…thank you. Happy holidays! Howard

    Sent from my iPad


    November 29, 2017 at 12:11 pm

    • Thanks Howard – great fun! Hope you and yours the best of Holidays!!

      December 9, 2017 at 12:04 pm

  3. Ahhh – no words for this

    November 29, 2017 at 12:57 pm

    • Thanks Ann-Christine – we got to spend lots of up-close time with the elephants – a once in a lifetime experience – we are very lucky people!

      December 9, 2017 at 12:03 pm

      • You are indeed

        December 9, 2017 at 12:30 pm

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  6. This transcends beauty!

    November 30, 2017 at 6:18 am

  7. Happy holidays, Scott! Lovely picture!

    December 4, 2017 at 6:43 pm

    • Allison – hope you have a wonderful holiday season also!

      December 9, 2017 at 12:08 pm

    • Thanks Allison – hope all is well with you.

      February 14, 2018 at 4:06 pm

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