Connection

Michelle Alton Student 12/29/2012 4:13:18 AM

A portrait that seems perfect in every way. You have truly captured the connection that was made between photographer and subject. #1505853

R. J. Laudenbacher 12/29/2012 5:13:44 AM

What a fantastic animal portrait, Chris! I don't think it could be any more perfect than what this one is! 😊 #10486440

Jack Gaskin 12/29/2012 5:20:13 AM

Wonderful Portrait. Have heard nothing but GOOD THINGS about the Doorly Zoo . Unfortunately have passed it twice and could not stop.

Jack #10486451

Joy Rector 12/29/2012 6:20:03 AM

beautiful shot #10486550

Terry A. Stoa 12/29/2012 7:07:58 AM

Nicely composed and well lit - I really like the way it appears to be backlit, making the details of its fur stand out. #10486623

Bob Cournoyer 12/29/2012 7:26:40 AM

Great light all the way around and sharp... Wonderful portrait... :-) #10486656

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 12/29/2012 7:38:31 AM

Incredible Chris, great light and clarity! #10486681

Kay E. Mahoney 12/29/2012 3:23:48 PM

Nice capture, Chris. He is so adorable. Love his expression. #10487972

Alex T. Mizuno 12/30/2012 1:26:32 AM

Well done Chris! You captured this beautiful creature with such clarity. Very nice lighting too.
I wish you a very Happy New Year!! #10488718

Christopher J. Budny 12/30/2012 8:40:45 AM

Thank you all very much! I highly recommend the Doorly Zoo if you're ever in the area; the "jungle house" where I photographed this langur is pretty nifty to walk through. Thanks to Nikki McDonald for taking me there! #10489329

Martha R. Mazon 1/1/2013 9:10:33 AM

Wonderful clarity, lighting and mood! #10493959

Nikki McDonald 1/1/2013 1:36:02 PM

Simply have to make this my favorite of your December entries and not just because it brings back memories of a great BP shoot and weekend. This is, as Michelle and Becky have said and others have indicated, perfection. I'm pretty pleased with some of my monkey shots from that space, but I have nothing like this. Wonderful. #10494344

Christopher J. Budny 1/2/2013 9:53:59 AM

Thank you, Martha & Nikki!
Nikki, what is so surprising with this one, is it was captured on my least-favorite lens! I was so glad you could use tripods in there, and that this particular langur was not in a rush to get anywhere... Thanks again for a fun, memorable outing! #10495626

Sylvia Rourke 1/21/2013 5:02:48 AM

What a great shot, the clarity and lighting is very well done for a zoo pic. #10525707

Christopher J. Budny 1/21/2013 6:45:50 PM

Thank you very much, Sylvia - I was delighted with how it turned out, being in a zoo! I whole-heartedly recommend the Doorly Zoo if you're ever in that area. #10526848

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A moment of eye contact with this beautiful, endangered ebony langur, from the Henry Doorly Zoo in Omaha.

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: -1.67, ExposureTime: 1/400 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 800, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 210.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 7D

Uploaded on 12/29/2012 4:02:20 AM

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