We were working at Mashatu Game Reserve on a book project (African Icons) and spent some time in their hide (blind, for the USA readers). One afternoon we were quietly shooting some eland having a peaceful drink at the waterhole, when all of a sudden this elephant charged into the scene, scattering the small herd of eland, and then proceeded to have a drink of water himself! Why I wonder... There was plenty of space at the waterhole and the eland were certainly not a threat.
Anyone have any ideas?
Photo details: Nikon D800 and 80 - 400 VRII Lens. 1/1600 sec at f5, ISO 200 and -⅔ exposure compensation.
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