Madagascar by Kirsten Bruening

This beautiful giraffe we could admire during a trip to the “Cologne Zoo”. Giraffes with a weight of 800 kg reach a speed of around 60 km / h. Giraffes are very famous since the movie Madagascar. Who did not enchant Melman with his clumsiness? By the way, giraffes have a blue tongue because the color protects them from the sun.

Nikon D800 with 70-300 mm | Exposure 1/1000 sec @ f/5.6 | Focal Length 70mm | ISO 200

Award Winner
Photo of the Day

Award Date
November 15, 2019



Value 12
Clarity 13
Composition 18
Style 12
Skill 11

Award Category
Wildlife Photography

Photograph Location
Koln, Germany

Kirsten Bruening is an amateur photographer and lives near Cologne. Her passion for photography started in her childhood and she spent many years exploring analogue photography. After a long break of fifteen years, she returned to photography. She loves black and white photography in nature, portraiture, and wildlife. She believes nothing can convey more expression to emotions and beauty than the play of light and shadow. She plans an extra-occupational study in photography and wants to deepen her knowledge.

Current Location
Cologne, Germany


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