A number of buffaloes (Syncerus caffer) stop and look back at the photographer, perhaps an indication for the intruder not to venture any closer. The lead animal here seems to be smelling the air although the posture is typically agonistic of buffalo.
(Canon EOS 5D Mark III /EF200-400mm IS II USM EXT; 1/640 sec; f/13; ISO 1250; 560mm)
Picture ©2014 Andrew Field – Simply Wild Photography
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The further away the subject, the greater is the depth of field. When using the largest aperture available and image shot 1m away will have a narrow 1cm depth of field… at 25m the depth of field increased to 11m – you should get to know the broader depth of field parameters of the lenses you use.
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