Sunset - Botswana's Okavango Delta

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© Robert Sand
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Photo Info
UploadedNovember 22, 2008
TakenAugust 19, 2007
MakeNikon Corporation
ModelNIKON D80
Exposure1/500 sec at f/11
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length210 mm
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At sunset, leaving the riverside to spend the night in the forest. In perfect silence.

104 responses

  • Robert Armstrong

    Robert Armstrong (Deleted) gave props (22 Nov 2008):

    Beautiful! An amazing shot!

  • Camille Susak

    Camille Susak gave props (22 Nov 2008):

    Absolutely beautiful-wow!

  • stuart s

    stuart s gave props (22 Nov 2008):

    Remarkable shot!

  • andrea conti

    andrea conti gave props (22 Nov 2008):

    W O N D E R F U L

  • david ong

    david ong gave props (22 Nov 2008):


  • Anne Mcginn

    Anne Mcginn gave props (22 Nov 2008):

    color theory color theory color theory!!!

  • Trish Meyer

    Trish Meyer (Deleted) gave props (23 Nov 2008):

    Magnificent in all aspects.

  • Carlos Aviles

    Carlos Aviles (Deleted) gave props (23 Nov 2008):

    Great shot

  • Alexis - Now on Flickr

    Alexis - Now on Flickr gave props (23 Nov 2008):

    An iconic African

  • Andrew Lorimer

    Andrew Lorimer (Deleted) gave props (23 Nov 2008):

    Truly beautiful capture!!! Lighting and color are terrific

  • Portia Söderberg

    Portia Söderberg (Deleted) gave props (24 Nov 2008):

    very beautiful Robert!

  • Jyri Vissak

    Jyri Vissak gave props (25 Nov 2008):


  • Ævar B. Jak.

    Ævar B. Jak. gave props (25 Nov 2008):

    Beautiful and stunnig photo, great work!!

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (1 Dec 2008):

    Love the color.

  • Levente Kovacs

    Levente Kovacs gave props (3 Dec 2008):


  • Bostjan Kosir

    Bostjan Kosir gave props (9 Dec 2008):

    Oh, I love this one! Beautiful light and tones. Favorite.

  • n n

    n n (Deleted) gave props (9 Dec 2008):

    No wonder this is "Hot"....need no explaining:)

  • Casi Fleischman

    Casi Fleischman said (28 Dec 2008):

    This reminds me of the color swatches you get before painting a room. Although, this is obviously more clever than a vertical line of color boxes. Thanks for the advice on my portrait, this one is beyond amazing.

  • Dirk Badenhorst

    Dirk Badenhorst said (9 Jan 2009):

    The Okavango is my favorite place in the world. Sweet photo!!

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (16 Jan 2009):

    Beautiful lighting and you can feel the warmth of the sunset...Well done!

  • Sarah Dudley

    Sarah Dudley said (17 Jan 2009):

    That is just stunning. Wow.

  • Joy B

    Joy B gave props (21 Jan 2009):

    Absolutely beautiful!

  • Yu-chun Chen

    Yu-chun Chen gave props (23 Jan 2009):

    sooooooo beautiful!!!!

  • Mary Ann Reilly

    Mary Ann Reilly gave props (24 Jan 2009):

    this is perfection. So pure and true.

  • Natalia Presztolanszky

    Natalia Presztolanszky gave props (2 Feb 2009):

    Amazing colours! You are very lucky!!

  • daniel ferrari

    daniel ferrari said (12 Mar 2009):

    nice,nice picture!!!!

  • John Gresham

    John Gresham gave props (17 Mar 2009):

    Wow! Color repitition; who needs a circus with a shot like this?

  • Lanis Rossi

    Lanis Rossi gave props (4 May 2009):

    Terriffic Capture!

  • Nathan Thomas

    Nathan Thomas said (12 May 2009):

    nice nice nice

  • Susy Ordaz

    Susy Ordaz (Deleted) said (2 Jun 2009):

    awesome shot!

  • Andrew Graham

    Andrew Graham gave props (30 Jun 2009):


  • Kimberly McGugan

    Kimberly McGugan said (2 Jul 2009):

    How amazing it must be to be able to photography such a site!!! I am envious and impressed!!!! Outstanding Work!

  • Jay Mueller

    Jay Mueller said (12 Sep 2009):

    Killer. Would also make a great entry into the color theory theme, but that's closed now.

  • Maura Wolfson-Foster

    Maura Wolfson-Foster gave props (4 Oct 2009):

    What an amazing world you have created for yourself Robert - so vast ~ ! Outstanding photo.

  • Lynda Jeffers

    Lynda Jeffers (Deleted) gave props (9 Nov 2009):

    Incredible shot!!

  • Prabhneet Singh Matharu

    Prabhneet Singh Matharu gave props (12 Nov 2009):

    great colors Beautiful capture!!

  • Maria Rendon

    Maria Rendon gave props (22 Nov 2009):


  • Karen Zimmerman

    Karen Zimmerman gave props (24 Nov 2009):

    Great shot! Love those elephants and the color!

  • Nishad Sanzagiri

    Nishad Sanzagiri gave props (6 Dec 2009):

    INCREDIBLE !!!!! Amazingggg...

  • Ikhwan Supriadi

    Ikhwan Supriadi gave props (11 Dec 2009):

    Very nice... love it... TFS

  • Jessica Hardin

    Jessica Hardin gave props (16 Dec 2009):

    I love this, thank you for being able to show me something I will probably never be able to see personaly in my lifetime!

  • Norman Baade C.

    Norman Baade C. said (17 Dec 2009):

    Excellent shot Robert, Voted.!

  • jean-francois

    jean-francois gave props (17 Dec 2009):

    Amazing shot, must have been so cool to be there ! Voted :)

  • Jack Sills

    Jack Sills (Deleted) gave props (18 Dec 2009):

    A BIG Time Vote..Excellent Capture!!! Voted

  • Victor Ursabia

    Victor Ursabia said (18 Dec 2009):

    awesome capture, my vote!

  • Beth Wode

    Beth Wode (Deleted) gave props (20 Dec 2009):

    WOW! fabulous colours.. makes me want to go back!! a big vote from me.

  • dp *

    dp * gave props (20 Dec 2009):

    Heck yeah it's RAD ! Classic with large wild animals, COOL! dp

  • david ong

    david ong said (20 Dec 2009):

    BTV! this need to be published!


    JOE FAILK gave props (20 Dec 2009):

    Yea Rad Vote!

  • amir ali atighi moghadam

    amir ali atighi moghadam (Deleted) said (21 Dec 2009):

    Mountains, streams, cliffs, and canyons. We know that after a summer full of weekend getaways and cross-continental excursions you are chock-full of photos that reflect some of the most gorgeous terrain our planet has to offer. For this new theme we want your most breathtaking photos, whether they're from your nearest national park, or halfway across the world. Show us what you love most about the great outdoors

  • Alexis - Now on Flickr

    Alexis - Now on Flickr gave props (21 Dec 2009):

    Back to vote on this beauty!

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda (Deleted) gave props (22 Dec 2009):

    Back to vote,,fabulous

  • Ashlee Brown

    Ashlee Brown said (23 Dec 2009):

    Lion King! amazing picture.

  • Bill Van Gelder

    Bill Van Gelder gave props (24 Dec 2009):

    What a great photo!! Voted.

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (25 Dec 2009):

    Hell YEAH! Rad!

  • Theerapong Bhothirungsi

    Theerapong Bhothirungsi said (28 Dec 2009):

    great shot!

  • Lynda Jeffers

    Lynda Jeffers (Deleted) gave props (31 Dec 2009):

    Back to vote!

  • Michaela K.

    Michaela K. gave props (1 Jan 2010):

    back to vote

  • Debraj Bhattacharya

    Debraj Bhattacharya gave props (1 Jan 2010):


  • Al Gieryna

    Al Gieryna gave props (2 Jan 2010):

    Excellent work, love this

  • andrea conti

    andrea conti gave props (3 Jan 2010):

    Magic atmosphere! I vote.

  • Greg Summers

    Greg Summers gave props (3 Jan 2010):

    wonderful shot

  • Meghan Hawes

    Meghan Hawes said (3 Jan 2010):

    this is gorgeous...

  • Carol Arntsen Masiak

    Carol Arntsen Masiak gave props (4 Jan 2010):


  • Jyri Vissak

    Jyri Vissak gave props (7 Jan 2010):

    Got my vote.

  • Hardidjan

    Hardidjan gave props (8 Jan 2010):

    beautiful shot

  • Patty Gross

    Patty Gross (Deleted) gave props (8 Jan 2010):

    Magnificant view of the elephants.....stunning colors, just so brilliant you have to love the entire composition!!! A winner in this theme!

  • Dianna Rojas

    Dianna Rojas gave props (13 Jan 2010):

    love elephants excellent

  • Ricardo Ramos

    Ricardo Ramos gave props (15 Jan 2010):

    WOW!!!!!!!!! hell yea it got my vote

  • Winky Vivas

    Winky Vivas (Deleted) gave props (15 Jan 2010):

    Outstanding image! Love that color. Voted!

  • Daniel Iván

    Daniel Iván gave props (16 Jan 2010):

    That's the meaning of beauty.

  • Camil Seisanu

    Camil Seisanu gave props (18 Jan 2010):

    F A B U L O U S ! V+

  • n n

    n n (Deleted) gave props (18 Jan 2010):

    Back to vote on the excellent image.

  • n n

    n n (Deleted) said (18 Jan 2010):

    Forgot to push the it`s done :-)

  • Leanne Silva

    Leanne Silva gave props (18 Jan 2010):


  • Jacky Illig

    Jacky Illig (Deleted) gave props (23 Jan 2010):

    Aww love it!

  • Lêda Nardelli

    Lêda Nardelli gave props (24 Jan 2010):


  • Nabeel Alam

    Nabeel Alam gave props (24 Jan 2010):

    Beautiful shot!!

  • Debrah Leonard

    Debrah Leonard (Deleted) gave props (25 Jan 2010):

    a definite vote

  • jose gonzalez

    jose gonzalez said (26 Jan 2010):

    Definitely Yes absolute perfection... well done!

  • Geneviève Khayat

    Geneviève Khayat gave props (3 Feb 2010):

    amazing colors! perfect and pure.

  • Reggie Mateo

    Reggie Mateo gave props (4 Feb 2010):

    Wish I was there. Great photo.

  • Vidyavati Chandan

    Vidyavati Chandan (Deleted) gave props (8 Feb 2010):


  • Angelin Yeoh

    Angelin Yeoh gave props (9 Feb 2010):

    this deserves to get published.

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (10 Feb 2010):

    Outstanding, voted!

  • Aditya Galotra

    Aditya Galotra gave props (11 Feb 2010):


  • Anne Worner

    Anne Worner (Deleted) gave props (11 Feb 2010):

    *voted* - a once in a lifetime beauty of a shot.

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (15 Feb 2010):

    Back to vote!

  • Massimo Bardelli

    Massimo Bardelli   said (19 Feb 2010):

    I have been in Botswana years ago, and I remember that light.

    Yeah! my vote!

  • Sara Knick

    Sara Knick gave props (19 Feb 2010):


  • Sharon Cheung

    Sharon Cheung said (25 Feb 2010):

    absolutely sunset colors!

  • TL Lim

    TL Lim gave props (5 Mar 2010):

    Voted! Just great!

  • jan-louise haller

    jan-louise haller gave props (8 Mar 2010):

    YES ! Voted ! Beautiful !!!!!!

  • Robert R. Gaines

    Robert R. Gaines gave props (18 Mar 2010):

    Vibrant exciting composition.

  • Nancy Berman

    Nancy Berman gave props (22 May 2010):


  • Darla Smedley

    Darla Smedley gave props (18 Jun 2010):

    Need to be there...your photo makes me want to be there

  • Dilshad Aroos

    Dilshad Aroos (Deleted) gave props (21 Jul 2010):

    NatGeo worthy!!!

  • Oleksandr Sukholeyster

    Oleksandr Sukholeyster gave props (21 Oct 2010):

    I wanna repeat your experience!

  • Terry Manier

    Terry Manier gave props (24 Nov 2010):

    Your lucky to have seen this... and thanks for sharing it with us... I'm attracted to the illustrative qualities in the flatness of shapes and monotone color... beautiful

  • Nadezda Tarakina

    Nadezda Tarakina gave props (13 Jan 2011):

    very impressive!!!

  • Claire Crocker

    Claire Crocker gave props (3 Aug 2011):

    Nothing short of EPIC! what a photo!

  • Lynn Pepper

    Lynn Pepper gave props (11 Aug 2011):

    This is an absolutely amazing shot!!! Love!!!!

  • Tara Lynn

    Tara Lynn said (10 May 2012):

    Absolutely incredible. wow! Words cannot do this photo justice.

  • Larry Owens

    Larry Owens gave props (22 Jul 2013):

    luv it!!!!!

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