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Being close to the most aggressive and most dangerous member of the big five family is an experience on its own... Getting even closer with a long lens almost takes you on a journey into the soul of the majestic african buffalo!

© Rudi van den Heever - LinRu Photography

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Daily Deviation

Given 2014-08-27
This close up makes you feel like you're staring into their soul! Great capture!

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Close Quarters by LinRuPhotography ( Featured by Anoya )
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stahlberg Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Fantastic detailed close up....amazing!
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Anoya Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2014   Photographer
I've featured your deviation here in this article: APN Daily Deviations - August 2014! :heart:
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LinRuPhotography Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2014   Photographer
Thanks milady!! ;)
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Anoya Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2014   Photographer
Always welcome, sir! :giggle:
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augenweide Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Bensonclapplz by TooneGeminiElf
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Rus-ka Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2014
Nice shot.
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OcioProduction Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Almost human eye, incredible definition and perfect light! This is a GREAT shot! WOAH
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SKM-art Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Amazing! :)
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CheezayBallz Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
holy cow
That is freaking impressive
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Burning-Red-Sky Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2014  Student General Artist
i honestly thought it was a human eye, seeing the miniature.. damn.
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brushPuppie Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2014
wow. you can almost feel it.
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bribesdemoi Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2014
:bow:
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LinRuPhotography Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2014   Photographer
:happybounce: 
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WillemSvdMerwe Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2014
Hi there - congrats so much on getting the DD for this!
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LinRuPhotography Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2014   Photographer
Dankie Willem!
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RenaisAngel Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2014  Student General Artist
what is really cool to me about this piece is it almost looks abstract or surreal
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LinRuPhotography Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2014   Photographer
Thanks Angela! At least somebody is getting that!! ;)
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RenaisAngel Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2014  Student General Artist
I really am! wonderful piece!
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AgonizingSwordfish Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Congrats on the DD! :happybounce:
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LinRuPhotography Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2014   Photographer
Thanks man!
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AgonizingSwordfish Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
You're welcome :)
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bobricknelson Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2014  Student General Artist
Wow amazing!! 
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LinRuPhotography Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2014   Photographer
Thanks Bob!
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bobricknelson Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2014  Student General Artist
you are welcome!!!! I think this is such a beautiful creature I like how you have captured this moment.
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Cityneon Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2014
amazing photography !

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LinRuPhotography Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2014   Photographer
Thanks!
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TheGalleryOfEve Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Congratulations on your well-deserved DD!!! :iconflyingheartsplz::iconlainloveplz::iconflyingheartsplz: :clap::clap::clap:
I’m very happy for you!!! :iconloveloveplz: :tighthug:
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LinRuPhotography Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2014   Photographer
Thanks a lot Eve!
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TheGalleryOfEve Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
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LinRuPhotography Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2014   Photographer
He-he!! Thanks Eve!:happybounce: 
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TheGalleryOfEve Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
My pleasure dear Rudi!!! :blowkiss:
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watchmanspain Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
Astounding image with beautiful grey tones. I totally love it.
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LinRuPhotography Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2014   Photographer
Appreciate the feedback Antonio!
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watchmanspain Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
My pleasure. That's a very nice use of grays.
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Dragondud Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2014
Oh my god, this is wonderful!
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LinRuPhotography Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2014   Photographer
Thanks!
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ShittyChickenBang Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2014
Wonderful work!
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LinRuPhotography Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2014   Photographer
Thanks Anna!
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NachoMon Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2014
Awesome! The face has a real expression gesture
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LinRuPhotography Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2014   Photographer
Thanks Nacho!
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MorkelErasmus Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2014  Professional Photographer
This photo is really raking in the awards for you. Better delete it everywhere now and enter it into BBC next year LinRuPhotography :) ;)
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LinRuPhotography Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2014   Photographer
Thanks bud!! You know those guys at BBC are fuzzy! :(
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MorkelErasmus Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2014  Professional Photographer
VERY fuzzy haha
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SirCassie Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Congrats on the well deserved DD! I'm so happy for you! Success fella (Reaction) 
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LinRuPhotography Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2014   Photographer
Thanks Cassie!!!
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SirCassie Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You're welcome! :TipOfTheHat: 
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existencia5 Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2014   Photographer
muy bien !!!!
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LinRuPhotography Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2014   Photographer
Thanks Mariya!
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