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Taken 21-Aug-18
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At the Water Hole

Prey animals such as impala take a potentially fatal risk when they lower their heads to drink. They are nervous and skittish even in a group. I used multiple exposures in this image to capture the tense bodies and frequent head raises of the nervous herd. Mashatu, Botsawana.
Canon EOS-1D X Mark II, f/9 @ 255 mm, 1/800, ISO 1000, No Flash

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Keywords:2018 BBC, 2018 Smithsonian, 2019 BBC, 2019 Feature Shot, 2019 GFAA Fins Feathers Fur, 2019 NANPA(2020), 2019 Oak Hammock, 2019 Outdoor Photographer, 2020 Nature's Best Africa, 2021 NANPA, Abstracts, Antelope, Candidates, Contests, Exhibits, Impala, Mammals, Nat Geo Posted, Printing, Submitted, Wildlife, {Aepyceros melampus}

At the Water Hole