Colossus

Paul Michko 6/9/2005 4:40:08 AM

Awesome portrait capture, Terry. #260641

Sandra Wehrman 6/9/2005 4:45:21 AM

he looks mean to me! awesome shot terry! #1448982

Joy Rector 6/9/2005 5:03:33 AM

Wow, what a catch. #1449009

Rosemary Buffoni 6/9/2005 5:06:54 AM

These guys are so incredible to watch, to experience. This is a great shot both technically and emotionally. He sure looks like he is giving someone hell. Excellent capture.
Ro #1449018

Susan T. Parady 6/9/2005 5:27:33 AM

GREAT gorilla portrait, Terry! #1449122

Claudia Kuhn 6/9/2005 6:02:43 AM

It looks like he didn't want his picture taken! Nice portrait Terry, nice capture of emotion. #1449276

Beverley A. Daniels 6/9/2005 6:07:56 AM

Don't mess with this guy!! Great shot! #1449309

Linda D. Lester 6/9/2005 6:13:47 AM

Awesome detail on this wonderful creature....great shot, Terry! #1449338

S J 6/9/2005 6:15:36 AM

Terrific cpature, Terry!! Reminds me of incredible hulk except for the color...lol. #1449344

Casey A. Hanson 6/9/2005 7:09:32 AM

Oh Terry, he's awesome!
Wonderful shot! :0) #1449570

Jessica McCollam 6/9/2005 8:18:57 AM

WOW! What a wonderful capture, Terry!:) #1449937

Tammy Nuxoll 6/9/2005 8:26:57 AM

WOW, That's an Awsome shot of him Terry!! Maybe I'll get a chance to go to the zoo this Sunday!!!! #1449968

Cathy Gregor 6/9/2005 9:29:05 AM

What an expression, Terry!
Fantastic capture! #1450253

Deborah Sandidge 6/9/2005 10:13:09 AM

Great capture, Terry, although I'm not convinced of the quiet and gentle part! :o) #1450470

Shirley L. Carpenter 6/9/2005 11:59:01 AM

WOW!! Excellent capture Terry!!!!!! #1450777

Dan J. Holm 6/9/2005 12:07:49 PM

Whoa!! He looks like he's a little too close for comfort, Terry!! Awesome capture! #1450803

Murry Grigsby 6/9/2005 12:24:41 PM

Terrific timing and image Terry! Gentle?? :0) #1450854

Jill Flynn 6/9/2005 1:48:37 PM

Terry, Terry, Terry - this is an OUTSTANDING and POWERFUL image. I bet we'll be seeing this one again! LOVE THIS! #1451108

Melissa L. Zavadil 6/9/2005 2:32:22 PM

He looks really mean! Great powerful emotional capture! I love the way that you framed this it is perfect for the emotion! #1451268

Cathy Stancil 6/9/2005 2:47:07 PM

What a great (scary too !! just a little !) expression you caught Terry ! He is beautiful ...Excellent shot ! #1451292

Elisabeth A. Gay 6/9/2005 4:15:27 PM

Wow, this is a fabulous shot of this awesome gorilla!! #1451542

William C. Raco 6/9/2005 5:07:00 PM

Fantastic capture, Terry!
Excellent photo.

bill
#1451679

Marsha S. Smith 6/9/2005 5:53:22 PM

What a spectacular shot, Terry! He is awesomely intimidating! #1451844

Judy S. Fung 6/9/2005 6:15:26 PM

Terrific capture, Terry! #1451895

Mary K. Robison 6/9/2005 6:46:48 PM

Stunning animal portrait, Terry! Outstanding capture of expression, and the lighting and comp couldn't be better! That title really suits him.

(Just realized, this would make a GREAT poster for the re-make of "King Kong", using the phrase "He's ba-a-a-a-ck!") #1451975

Diane Addonizio 6/9/2005 7:19:58 PM

Great detail, comp and dof, Terry! #1452046

Susan T. Evans 6/9/2005 7:27:43 PM

awesome work Terry!!! great expression and lighting! #1452074

Evy Johansen 6/10/2005 1:11:09 AM

Again: Fantastic image, Terry!!! Love him/she..... Simply beautiful! #1452561

Goshka G. 6/10/2005 11:11:04 AM

EXCELLENT capture, Terry!! #1454936

Laura E. OConnor 6/10/2005 11:15:03 AM

Terry! That is gorgeous! What a great expression and lighting! #1454957

Darren K. Fisher 6/10/2005 7:04:05 PM

One of my favorites to view when I am at the zoo. Your capture and the way you composed are all outstanding. #1456487

Patty Razonable 6/10/2005 7:06:42 PM

Fantastic capture, Terry!! #1456496

Deborah C. Lewinson 6/10/2005 7:25:21 PM

WOW, awesome capture, Terry, outstanding!
-Debby #1456535

Gen Nagase 6/10/2005 7:41:26 PM

This is defintely one of a kind portrait of the this creature.
Outstanding shot, Terry!!! #1456576

SaMi Martin 6/10/2005 7:50:13 PM

Wow what a capture. This is awesome. #1456589

Kathleen K. Parker 6/10/2005 9:15:23 PM

Whoa! I want him for my bodyguard, Terry. What a great shot!! wow!
Kathleen #1456734

Cathy Barrows 6/11/2005 5:11:26 AM

excellent close up...love that expression #1457512

Terry R. Hatfield 6/11/2005 6:41:38 AM

Thanks For Your Comments Everyone They Are Appreciated:-) #1457842

Jim Kinnunen 6/11/2005 7:52:47 AM

Fantastic portrait Terry!!!:) #1458006

Gail Vitikacs 6/12/2005 8:50:50 AM

Sorry I missed this WONDERFUL CAPTURE! This is something else! Looks like it was a movie poster Terry! #1461022

Sharon Day 6/12/2005 7:32:48 PM

Fantastic image, Terry!!! Great job capturing his expression! Looks like he's trying to tell someone something important LOL. #1462344

Brenda W. LaFleur 6/17/2005 7:59:12 PM

Yikes! This is a great capture, Terry. Good one! #1483999

Laura E. OConnor 7/22/2005 8:12:04 PM

STILL love this! CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR FINALIST, TERRY! #1622978

Cindy Cone 7/22/2005 8:36:37 PM

Congrats on this great finalist of our buddy, Terry! #1623137

Kristi A. Howson 7/22/2005 9:31:59 PM

Congratulations and best of luck in the next round Terry!...Fantastic capture! #1623483

Stan J. Contrades 7/23/2005 12:45:41 AM

Excellent job on this Silverback, Terry, and CONGRATULATIONS on your Finalist!! Best of luck to you in the next round!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #1624098

Mary K. Robison 7/23/2005 1:57:54 AM

Terry, this is my absolute favorite of not just your finalists, but ALL your June entries! Looks like the judges recognized a winner when they saw him!!
CONGRATULATIONS! I have my fingers crossed for the Big Guy and you higher up! #1624284

Ken Grooms 7/23/2005 4:43:14 AM

What a gorgeous portrait! Congratulations! #1624771

Jim Kinnunen 7/23/2005 7:36:02 AM

Fantastic finalist, Terry!!! Congratulations!!! #1625693

S J 7/23/2005 8:27:50 AM

Congratulations on this awesome Finalist, Terry!! #1625999

Brinn MacDougall 7/23/2005 8:40:45 AM

I missed this one! Congrats. Terry, good luck in the finals! #1626080

Melissa L. Zavadil 7/23/2005 8:56:46 AM

Congratulations on this very well deserved finalist!! Great shot Terry!!! #1626190

Jill Flynn 7/23/2005 9:03:22 AM

Congratulations on this outstanding finalsit Terry! AWESOME SHOT! #1626226

Elisabeth A. Gay 7/23/2005 10:14:16 AM

Congratulations Terry on all your finalists, this one is the most AWESOME!
Ann #1626750

Deb Holmes 7/23/2005 1:49:02 PM

Many congrats to you Terry on this awesome finalist! Way to go! #1627758

Tammy Scott 7/23/2005 7:21:28 PM

Congratulations, Terry, on another awesome finalist! #1629268

Cindy Paquette 7/23/2005 7:44:16 PM

TREMENDOUSLY POWERFUL AND AWESOME image Terry!!! A HUGE Congratulations! #1629394

Debra Booth 7/24/2005 5:34:31 AM

Wow! Excellent capture, Terry! Big congrats again!! #1630421

Piotr M. Organa 7/24/2005 9:36:48 PM

Major photo, Terry! Wow...
Congratulations. #1633597

Dan J. Holm 7/24/2005 11:17:24 PM

WOW!! CONGRATULATIONS on your well deserved WIN, Terry!! #1633756

7/24/2005 11:17:58 PM

Great shot Terry!
Congratulations on your win! #1633757

LJ Corliss 7/24/2005 11:24:02 PM

Congrats :) #1633790

S J 7/24/2005 11:24:53 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on your well deserving WIN, Terry!! #1633794

Susan T. Evans 7/24/2005 11:46:04 PM

Big Congrats Terry on your winner!!! whooooooooooo hooooooooooooo!!!! #1633832

Mary K. Robison 7/24/2005 11:46:20 PM

YAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAY!
CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR WIN, TERRY!!!! #1633834

Piotr M. Organa 7/25/2005 12:06:18 AM

Great win, Terry! Great photo!
CONGRATULATIONS!!! #1633872

Stan J. Contrades 7/25/2005 12:09:09 AM

And CONGRATULATIONS once again, Terry!! Very well done ... Bravo!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #1633882

Susie Peek-Swint 7/25/2005 12:20:24 AM

Fantastic Terry ~ many congrats on your win... well deserved! #1633909

Marsha S. Smith 7/25/2005 2:32:09 AM

Hurrah! Congratulations, Terry! #1634167

Gail Vitikacs 7/25/2005 2:48:51 AM

So happy for you Terry!!!! CONGRATULATIONS!!!! WOW! #1634222

ADILSON F. FERREIRA 7/25/2005 2:59:51 AM

Congratulations on your win Terry!!! #1634271

Deborah C. Lewinson 7/25/2005 3:18:21 AM

Congrats on your win for this collosal image, Terry, you really capture the essence of the silverback, WOW!
-Debby #1634346

kerby lee pfrangle 7/25/2005 3:25:40 AM

Terry

Congratulations on your second place win

Job well done.

Kerby #1634388

Kathleen Clemons 7/25/2005 3:48:06 AM

Congrats, Terry! #1634543

Tammy Scott 7/25/2005 3:53:58 AM

Congratulations on your win, Terry! #1634570

Stephanie Lyons 7/25/2005 3:56:06 AM

Big congrats to you Terry! Well deserved! #1634584

Colette M. Metcalf 7/25/2005 4:52:07 AM

Congratulations to you Terry!!!! #1634782

Debra Booth 7/25/2005 4:55:35 AM

Congrats on this excellent winner, Terry!! #1634807

Kathleen K. Parker 7/25/2005 5:02:41 AM

Congratulations on your win, Terry!
kk #1634849

Kay E. Mahoney 7/25/2005 5:09:51 AM

Congratulations on your win Terry. He's one neat fella. #1634878

Murry Grigsby 7/25/2005 5:55:07 AM

Congratulations on your powerful image and win Terry!! #1635063

Marie Fields 7/25/2005 6:16:29 AM

CONGRATULATIONS, Terry!!! So glad to see this one here!!! #1635145

Cindy Cone 7/25/2005 6:23:15 AM

Many congrats, Terry! I'm very glad to see this one here, too! #1635165

Kara Hendricks 7/25/2005 6:35:21 AM

A Huge congrats to you Terry!!! #1635193

Linda D. Lester 7/25/2005 6:41:35 AM

Congratulations!!!! #1635218

Jim Kinnunen 7/25/2005 7:02:29 AM

A big congratulations to you, Terry...wonderful winning image!!! #1635330

Cathy Barrows 7/25/2005 7:14:36 AM

Congrats on your win!...excellent #1635425

Jennifer Rennison 7/25/2005 7:17:36 AM

Congratulations on your win, Terry!
#1635440

Melissa L. Zavadil 7/25/2005 7:31:43 AM

Congratulations Terry!! This is such an exellent shot and so deserving of your win!!!! #1635520

Kay Beausoleil 7/25/2005 7:35:39 AM

Congratulations on your well-deserved win, Terry! #1635537

KHAWLA Haddad 7/25/2005 8:13:29 AM

Congratulations on this beautiful winner!!! #1635766

Kathleen R. Struckle 7/25/2005 8:29:44 AM

Congrats Terry!! #1635896

Jill Flynn 7/25/2005 8:43:10 AM

A big congratulations on this well deserved SECOND PLACE win Terry! LOVE THIS SHOT!! #1635980

Deborah Sandidge 7/25/2005 8:49:53 AM

Outstanding, Terry! Congratulations to you!!! #1636024

Sandra Wehrman 7/25/2005 9:23:36 AM

congrats terry! #1636256

Ken Grooms 7/25/2005 10:22:06 AM

Winner all the way! Congratulations! #1636529

William C. Raco 7/25/2005 12:09:05 PM

Really well done, Terry
Congratulations,

bill #1636992

Stephen Zacker 7/25/2005 1:48:36 PM

Super capture. Congratulations #1637345

Gen Nagase 7/25/2005 1:49:00 PM

Congratulations, Terry, on another great win!!! #1637347

Brenda W. LaFleur 7/25/2005 2:04:47 PM

Congrats, Terry! Not surprised to see this one here. #1637397

Goshka G. 7/25/2005 3:07:24 PM

Congrats on this wonderful win, Terry!! #1637640

Wally Orlowsky 7/25/2005 3:32:10 PM

Congratulations on this dramatic winner, Terry! #1637737

Cathy Gregor 7/25/2005 4:08:12 PM

Congrats on this colossal winner, Terry!! #1637884

Sharon Day 7/25/2005 5:24:16 PM

Tremendous image, Terry!!! Big congratulations!!! WTG! #1638234

Donna J. Taff 7/25/2005 6:03:59 PM

Congratulations on this wonderful win, Terry!!! #1638329

Diane Addonizio 7/25/2005 7:11:56 PM

Congratulations on your win, Terry! #1638463

Wren Hendrick 7/25/2005 10:19:27 PM

What an impact this has!! Much deserved congratulations!!!! #1638709

Souha Dooly 7/25/2005 10:54:16 PM

Congratulations on your win, Terry!!well done : ) #1638739

Allan L. Whitehead 7/26/2005 2:23:07 AM

Terry, congratulations on this magnificent win in last month's contest in the 'Animals' category. It is very richly deserved, my very dear friend - your good friend, Allan #1638958

Deb Holmes 7/26/2005 9:19:01 AM

I know I am a little late with this, but big congrats on your winner, Terry, it is much deserved! You have a way with animal shots! #1640773

Karen Bacon 7/26/2005 10:07:28 AM

Congratulations Terry on this fantastic image! #1640952

Jonna Bergström 7/26/2005 2:08:20 PM

Congratulations on this great win, Terry!! #1641829

Janet L. Skinner 7/26/2005 4:28:30 PM

Congratulations, Terry!!!! This is one awesome shot!! #1642441

Pamela K 7/28/2005 11:41:59 AM

Great capture, Terry! What an expression! Congrats!

Pam #1649548

Monika Sapek 7/28/2005 11:44:27 AM

Awesome capture of emotion, Terry! Many congratulations on your Second Place Win!
Monika
#1649561

Kristi A. Howson 7/30/2005 9:59:41 PM

Congratulations on this awesome Second Place Win Terry..I'm so glad it made it!!!! #1657737

Terry R. Hatfield 8/1/2005 10:43:33 AM

Thanks For The Congrats Everyone Its Much Appreciated!! #1663128

Shari Travison 8/14/2005 4:45:15 PM

Awesome capture and clarity. Congrats! #1716921

Shannon Beauford 4/3/2006 5:00:26 PM

I just love this shot!
I have seen this particular silverback many times but was never able to get a good shot.
The keeper said he is very gentle, but very territorial and protective of his female. #2605094

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Description

This Silverback Is Going On 39 Years Old,Not Sure Of His Weight But He Is A Big Boy!He Looks Scary But I Think He Is Quiet Gentle,Made At The Cincy Zoo His Home:-)

Uploaded on 6/9/2005 4:34:27 AM

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Camera: Nikon D1X Digital SLR Camera

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner


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