Longing?...[EXPLORED 12/26]

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    This is from my recent trip to Thailand where I was commissioned to photograph Asian Elephants, centering around those at Boon Lott's Elephant Sanctuary in Baan Tuek. This beautiful elephant looks on as her mahout cuddles baby Noah. She had recently lost her calf who was struck by lightning.

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    1. BlueisCoool 45 months ago | reply

      Wonderful capture !

    2. _JoSsElin_ 45 months ago | reply

      Excellent !!!

    3. Heidi Lim! 45 months ago | reply

      This is incredible. Have you done with for National Geographic before?

    4. Mhairead MacDonald ☆ [deleted] 44 months ago | reply

      beautiful , such a special moment of communing and communication ..I know that longing ..Thank you for this .

    5. graceleepuisie [deleted] 44 months ago | reply

      this is so adorable and lovely :)

    6. LoriLorita 44 months ago | reply

      Simply beautiful. So much can be said from the image.

    7. ☼Sol.Digital☼ [deleted] 43 months ago | reply

      It will look like this:

      Wonderful !
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    8. mishainmadrid 41 months ago | reply

      A beautiful image, shot with so much sensitivity. Lovely work.

    9. Zebulon Dave 38 months ago | reply

      Great sense of scale, limited color palette, texture in the elephant and thatching, and shift toward white around the people and elephant!

    10. antje b. 38 months ago | reply

      Beautiful subject and composition. Pity about the over-exposure being pulled back so much as to make the bleached highlights grey. ;-)

    11. zara5129 37 months ago | reply

      beautiful images

    12. Little Silver 30 months ago | reply

      An absolutely beautiful shot. Makes me love the personality of elephants even more.

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    14. njchow82 19 months ago | reply

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    16. akaadventurephotos 9 months ago | reply

      A heartfelt moment!

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