Out for a Ride

© Tom X. Aufiero

Out for a Ride

Colleen Farrell Student 1/7/2006 9:33:05 AM

Great photograph! The detail is so clear and vivid. You can almost feel their fur (hair?). #370744

Chris Ebben 1/7/2006 12:50:59 PM

How lucky you are to go there & be able to take this wonderful picture. Great work=^..^= #2262613

Judy A. Lawhon 1/7/2006 12:51:57 PM

A sweet photo, Tom. I hope they keep protecting these wonderful apes! #2262618

Rebecca A. Steed 1/7/2006 3:38:35 PM

This is such a good photograph and a winner in my mind. Love the colors, lighting framing. What a sad story that they are so endangered. #2262923

Ellen L. Zaslaw 1/7/2006 6:40:48 PM

Great ! #2263320

Kate Jackson 1/26/2006 1:02:51 PM

OMG this is fantastic close up. Incredible capture Tom. We went to Volcanoes but never managed to get a clear shot without bamboo in the way!!! #2342226

The Judges at BetterPhoto.com 2/22/2006 1:45:22 AM

A very tactile image. #2451523

Sue L. Cullumber 2/25/2006 7:43:42 AM

Tom, Amazing! Great shot - congrats! #2465280

Isabel L 2/25/2006 2:02:45 PM

Aww that look is just.. Aww! Congratulations! #2467077

Jill Flynn 2/25/2006 3:01:08 PM

WONDERFUL capture Tom. Congratulations on your win! #2467343

Kate Jackson 2/25/2006 3:07:34 PM

Congratulations Tom on this wonderful win! #2467370

Piotr M. Organa 2/25/2006 4:24:31 PM

Congrats, Tom! Beautiful photo! #2467659

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 2/25/2006 7:25:29 PM

I am very impressed!! Outstanding winning image, congratulations!!! So COOL!!!! #2468435

Donna W. Neal 2/26/2006 5:44:43 AM

Tom I envy you for this trip. What an outstanding experience it must have been!

Congratulations on this outstanding winner #2469849

Linda D. Lester 2/26/2006 8:52:21 AM

Congratulations on this awesome shot!
I"m with Donna very envy...I love shooting the gorilla's at the zoo.
Those eyes make you keep looking....you can't take your eyes off! #2470642

Jim Miotke 2/28/2006 5:46:34 PM

Great shot, Tom. Congratulations! #2481092

Karol Livote 3/1/2006 2:40:43 PM

Congrats, Tom!! I knew this one was a winner!! #2484995

Donna J. Eaton 3/13/2006 1:26:19 PM

What a beautiful baby! How fortunate that you got to see them. I'm envious too! Congratulations on a wonderful winning image! #2528414

Cathy M. Gromball 3/21/2006 5:24:10 PM

Congratulations on your Second Place win, Tom!

Cathy :) #2559114


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Description

This moutain gorilla babe is riding on its mothers back. This was taken in Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda. There are 350 mountain gorillas in the park, and only 700 in the world.

Uploaded on 1/7/2006 9:23:05 AM

Made With

Camera: Nikon D2X Digital SLR Camera

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner


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