lowland gorillas

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the gorillas at the san francisco zoo are some of my favorite practice subjects.

1. a partial view of their exhibit and the entrance to their night quarters on the right...

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2. the no. 2 male...

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3. the no. 2 male lounging on a tree stump with one of the females...

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4. the no. 1 male silverback peeking out from the night quarters...

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5. ho hum!

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6. i feel sorry for them. they're obviously bored...

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i'd appreciate any/all tips to improve my shots of these gentle giants. thanks.
 
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Nice shots of some of the most magnificent primates I've ever seen in real life (although that were highland mountain gorillas).

It could be the uncalibrated monitor I'm using right now but the shots seem a bit dull in color.
 
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wonderful series of images
very well shot

i think you might find THIS quite interesting:

http://www.csmonitor.com/2008/0808/p08s01-comv.html

thanks greg, and thanks for sharing that article. that's going a bit far imo!

thanks rebecca and alan, they're magnificent creatures aren't they?
 

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