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photo contest slideshow
Joy*
Story of Fin Tale*
Tiger with his sharp eyes
Hope of Light*
End of the pier.
In the middle of nowhere
Gelateria on wheels
the American fantasy-land
Sunset
Widow Holi
Melanistic Squirrel
The Thinking Gorilla
Deadwood
Laced
Blue Summer
Solitude
Dragonfly
Little Sad Eyes
Fourth of July under the Stars; the best fireworks display on Earth!
City Slicker Squirrel
Flattop in Anchorage
Wilder Barn
Jagged Pillows
14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
The Thinking Gorilla

Unfortunately, many professionals and editors feel that "zoo" photography is fake in some way. I disagree. I bring my Nikon 200-400mm and capture amazing images like this male gorilla deep in thought at the Ft. Worth TX Zoo. I see things others don't see. I can get in close and expressions others miss. The key is catching the eyes as illustrated here and using good lighting

TAGS: Gorilla, Intimate, Male, Texas, United States

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Arlington, Texas, United States of America
Member since 2016
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© Daniel Pope.
All rights reserved.
Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 06.2016
Total Views: 27
Filed Under: Natural World
Camera Information
Date Uploaded: July 12, 2016, 2:32 a.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D810
Focal Length: 650mm
Shutter Speed: 1/50
Aperture: f6.7
ISO: ISO400
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PHOTO LOCATION Ft Worth, Texas, United States of America