Another common elephant (Loxodonta africana) shot captured on camera during the late afternoon taking in the ‘golden hour’ in a typical setting not too far off from the Zambezi River, with is relatively sparse vegetation and an ant hill in the background.
(Canon 50D; f/4.5; 1/200sec; ISO-200; 100mm)
Picture ©2011 Andrew Field – Simply Wild Photography
Digital Wildlife Photographic Tips
For the leisure photographer lens choice may be based on price. Attempt where possible to obtain zoom lenses with internal zoom and focusing features. Lens zoom which involves the physical extension of the lens or movement of a focusing ring often hamper their use on supports like bean bags (commonly used on the window sill of your vehicle).