Interesting Photo of the Day: Elephant Reaches for Photographer’s Camera

The one tip that all wildlife pro-togs will give you is to stay a fair distance away when you photograph wild animals. One look at this photo, and you might be convinced that the photographer got it horribly wrong. Until you realize that the shot was taken at the Elephant Nature Park in Chiang Mai, Thailand and the elephant probably had tasted few cameras before. It’s a good thing that Kyle Miller, the photographer, was using a GoPro:

elephant photo taken with a gopro

Too close for comfort! (Via Imgur. Click image to see full size.)

This could easily be an advert for the action camera, showing off one of the most bizarre things you can do with your GoPro. Or maybe a safety advert on what you shouldn’t do with a camera. What’s your take?

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  1. dbltapp says:

    Too bad the exif was stripped. The focal length of the lens is of interest.

    • Rick says:

      lens must be something around 10 mm equivalent in a full frame. very wide and lots of depth of field so it doesn’t need much focusing.

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