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Anup Shah

IN AID OF The Sheldrick Wildlife Trust


ESTIMATE $ 300 - $ 400

RESERVE PRICE $100

Excludes global shipping allowance of $100.

This image will be printed in A1 on Tecco PM230, a smooth, matt paper with weight of 230gsm, signed by the photographer (where supplied) and include a verification certificate. Refer below for additional T&Cs.

Auction ends 30 October 2020 at 0:00 EAT

Details Canon 5Ds 14mm f8 1/400 ISO 400

Guided by Self-drive


Description Adults in an elephant family tend to keep an eye on inexperienced youngsters who seem oblivious of any danger. I wanted to capture a juxta positioning of such contrasting attitudes in a single frame.

Story from behind the lens An elephant family was making its way to the Musiara Swamp. The bold baby in the family, feeling secure in its group, was carefree and inquisitive.


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