Strike a Pose

Category: Outdoor Scenes


Photo and caption by Ashley Hegewald

I took this photograph on a safari in South Africa. We were actually heading back to the lodge and right next to the trail was this spectacular creature. Between it's pose and the sun perfectly placed in the background it is one of those once in a lifetime shots. The lighting was low so I steadied myself of the vehicle to expose the giraffe, avoiding the shot being washed out by the sunset in the background. Every time I look at this photo I am still in awe over how tall these animals really are!

Location: Eastern South Africa


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