Friday, July 18, 2008

Skywatch Friday - Botswana

Tom and Jane have a new website now for Skywatch Friday...created by our blogging friend, Klaus...click on Tom Wigley's link to the right to view other skywatch photos...

My skywatch photo this week is from Botswana. A late afternoon thunder storm was brewing as these two elephants strolled along the banks of this small lake...

Have a great weekend!!

36 comments:

T.R. said...

Wow! so beautiful and way up on my list of places to go. That shot is timeless.

Louise said...

Gasp! SOOOO beautiful!

picturing said...

gorgeous..

Visit mine also in here Thanks

Juliana RW said...

beautiful always ^_^

Mine in here. Thanks

Ackworth Born said...

what a lot of browns - very nice.

Your EG Tour Guide said...

Do elephants act different when a thunderstorm is brewing? The photo seems more like a painting. Very nice.

Carletta said...

I too think it looks like a painting! It is gorgeous.

The Africian bee below is stunning!

Hope you're having a great day.

fishing guy said...

Scotty: So amazing, I expect to be awed when I see your shots and am never disappointed.

Petunia said...

So beautiful:) You are a true artist!

Petunia's SWF

imac said...

Just fantastic, great photo.

The Team thanks you for your post and making this venture a success.

Kim said...

You always have such amazing shots. Each week I am more and more impressed. I love this one!

Tommy V said...

Hello from Colorado. Another fabulous picture.

kjpweb said...

Gorgeous! I so would love to see those Animals in their natural habitat. So have to make due with boring gators... ;)
Cheers, Klaus

bobbie said...

What a spectacular picture!

AnneKa said...

Greate Sky Watch post.
Have a nice weekend, from AnneKa in Norway

Lilli & Nevada said...

Oh my is this a real photo? it is amazing well done

Michele (Rocky Mtn.Girl) said...

That's so totally awesome!
Mountain Retreat Photos
Fishing Fiesta

Old Wom Tigley said...

Hi Scotty.. thanks for the thumbs up ..
As great a picture as ever.. always a pleasure coming by here...

Thank you for joining in with use, welcome to the new blog... onwards and up wards.
Tom

For The People said...

That is an awesome capture! Have a great weekend!

Julie said...

Love the starkness of that dead tree. You have a lovely range of greys in your image. Nicely composed.

quinttarantino said...

A perfect photo of the spirit of Africa!

Texas Travelers said...

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Outstanding.

Beautiful.

Come visit,
Troy

Jeanne said...

Oh my that is amazing. Love the reflection in the water and the source of light over to the right. I'm new to SWF and loving what everyone does.

SandyCarlson said...

You capture magic every time!

Sandpiper (Lin) said...

Gorgeous picture, Scotty. I did some catching up on some of your previous posts that I missed when I sick, too. All wonderful, as always. I'm especially drawn to the ones from Africa. I'm itching to go back again.

Mary said...

Wow, that is just gorgeous!

Anne-Berit said...

GORGEOUS!!!

a said...

Amazing! You've have great scenery to photograph I would have been in awe of those two:) nice to meet you and your photos!

AphotoAday said...

Those elephants really pop out... Great shot.

Ms. Hays said...

Such dramatic color to this photo - I love it! How do you do it? Perfect!

The Texican said...

That is fantastic. I enjoy looking at your pictures and I'm glad you've braved the elements to bring them to us. Pappy

Sherry said...

Oh my, this is -such- a fabulous photo! I love the whole look of it.

Kahshe Cottager said...

Very surreal! I thought it was a painting! Have a wonderful weekend.
My SkyWatch Here

chanpheng said...

That's really lovely.

LingoVise Says... said...

oh Heavens!! That's such an incredible view... Wow! Outstanding capture... Very nicely done. Thanks so much for sharing ;)

becky voyles said...

It makes me think of an old Tarzan show. We used to watch them on Sunday afternoons. Thanks for bringing back a good memory for me.