Five becomes ten

Five becomes ten

Buffalo often drink twice a day, so it is not unusual to see them quenching their thirst at a waterhole. However, the symmetry of this image appealed enormously to me. The bulky shapes of these buffaloes became statuesque, and were turned into an almost architectural pattern by the reflections in the water. Not only are they all drinking at the same time, but they are also watching the viewer, and simultaneously protecting the younger one placed in the middle.

- story by Kathy Kay, taken from Photo Tales