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A Face to Face
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A Face to Face
A Face to Face
aperture f6.5, shutter 1/250, lens 200mm, location San Diego Wild Animal Park

This is a grandfather and his grandson The huge silverback is 35 years old and the youngster is only 9 years old. They were play fighting and grandpa had to settle things down with a stern talk.
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Liz Bullock
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    WOW! Powerful image and you captured the confrontation perfectly! Great Lighting.

3/9/2009 10:29:13 PM

 
Anne M. Young
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Agree with Lisa - great capture here!

3/10/2009 12:03:54 AM

 
Usman Bajwa
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Awesome capture and emotions here, Gunther.

Usman.

3/10/2009 1:31:50 AM

 
Melissa A. Olsen
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This is a fabulous capture which I will add to my favorite right away...outstanding light, comp and color.

3/10/2009 9:15:39 AM

 
Gunther Allen
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Thank you so much Melissa, Usman, Anne and Liz. I've been going to the Wild Animal Park in San Diego for years and have never seen the gorillas so animated. I had guest from out of town and it was a real treat!

3/10/2009 9:34:41 AM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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I love this Gunther...your "zoo" animals animals are always great...like your comments on this too

jo ann c.

3/21/2009 5:47:02 AM

 
Linda D. Lester
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Congratulations on your finalist.....good luck in the next round!!! :)

4/22/2009 4:45:59 PM

 
Ken Smith
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Way to go, Gunther. Congrats to you!!

4/22/2009 5:15:36 PM

 
A P
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Awesome capture Gunther Congratulations and best of luck in the next round

4/22/2009 7:26:55 PM

 
Gunther Allen
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Thank you Jo Ann, Linda, Ken and Ann. Thank you BetterPhoto for the honor.

4/22/2009 11:42:31 PM

 
Judy V. Kennamer
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So beautiful Gunther! Congrats!!!!

4/23/2009 6:30:57 AM

 
Gunther Allen
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Thank you so much Judy!!! :0)

4/23/2009 7:55:11 AM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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I love it Gunther! Very well deserved finalist, hope it gets gold too!

jo ann c.

4/23/2009 10:34:21 AM

 
Bill Houghton
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Gunther, this is such a beautiful finalist. A sure winner. Congratulations. Bill

Check out my website:
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4/23/2009 5:05:31 PM

 
Gunther Allen
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Thank you for the kind words Jo Ann and Bill. We miss you at PhotoShowdown.com Bill. I understand you had another photo published. You should send me the link and I'll place it on the front page!! Take Care.

4/23/2009 7:20:45 PM

 
Nick Lagos
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Congratulations on your finalist here Gunther....

4/23/2009 8:09:57 PM

 
Gunther Allen
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Thank you so much Nick. You are such a great artist and I really appreciate your comment!

4/23/2009 8:27:02 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Remarkable timing and clarity Gunther. A very nice finalist, congratulations!

5/22/2009 11:55:16 AM

 
Gunther Allen
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Thank you Donna!

5/22/2009 12:03:27 PM

 
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