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Grant Atkinson
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Fantastic footage of these special carnivores, thanks for sharing +Eyes on Africa
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Just completed my field review of the Canon EF 800 L f/5.6 IS USM lens.  To read more:
http://www.grantatkinson.com/blog/canon-ef-800-f5-6-l-is-usm-lens-review
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Glad you found it interesting +Stephan Tuengler !
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A lioness is groomed by her cub. Photographed at Savuti in Botswana.
Canon 1Dmk4, Canon 300f2.8. Shutter 1/640s at f4.0, Iso 1250.
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+Grant Atkinson lolol, what a kiss :)) Love the look of the lioness.
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Love the light and for sure your image +Grant Atkinson 😃
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Autofocus in modern dslr cameras has become extremely effective in recent times. However, there are many aspects to autofocus and what might be best for a sport or wildlife photographer might be diffe...
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My latest blog, describing interaction that takes place between spotted hyaena and wild dogs..
Although African wild dogs (Lycaon pictus) and spotted hyaena (Crocutta crocutta) share similar habitats in Africa's wild and protected areas, they are very different animals indeed. Wild dogs hardly ...
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This lioness brought down this female buffalo, and killed her single-handedly before the rest of the pride caught up. Photographed at Duba Plains, in the Okavango. We will be hoping for more similar action on my February safari to Duba. To see more:
http://www.grantatkinson.com/Other/Safaris/Safari-Bots2013-Feb/22434988_QP5jvh/
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Stunning shot, +Grant Atkinson. Well done.
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A young African goshawk, taken at Malamala, SA, with the Canon 1Dmk4 and Canon 300 f2.8 lens.  Shutter speed 1/800sec at f5, Iso 400.  

#africantuesday   #africansafari   #photosafari   #raptor  
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My latest blog describes how I took this silhoutte image and others.  Read more here:
http://www.grantatkinson.com/blog/creating-wildlife-silhouettes
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Having some trouble with text formatting tonight..sorted now!
Autofocus in modern dslr cameras has become extremely effective in recent times. However, there are many aspects to autofocus and what might be best for a sport or wildlife photographer might be diffe...
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Tested 4 Canon dslr bodies to see how well they focused in very low light?
We set up for the test indoors, in a double garage with no windows to the outside. With an overhead sun, we gradually lowered a roller door to near ground level to evenly darken the shooting area. The...
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Large kills may provide enough food for carnivores to feed for several days, and when this happens, it means that you have an opportunity to spend long periods with the carnivores whilst they are busy...
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PING!!!
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Photo safari guide, wildlife photographer and writer.
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I am a wildlife photographer, and photographic trip leader.  I also run photographic workshops.  I am a South African by birth, and have spent many years living and working in Botswana.
I also contribute stories, text and images to several magazines and online locations.
My website is www.grantatkinson.com
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