The Great Apes

Uploaded: June 23, 2010 16:06:28


Henry Dorley Zoo, Omaha, Nebraska. 100mm macro, f/2.8, 1/250, ISO 100.

Exif: F Number: 2.8, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/250 seconds, Flash: fired, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 100.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 50D


Kim Dietrich Elam June 23, 2010

awesome, Nancy!!!! #1281609

Nikki McDonald level-classic July 01, 2010

Love the way the apes can watch the people here, Nancy. Terrific in black and white. Just saw this in Editor's Picks -- congratulations. #8728734

Nikki McDonald level-classic July 12, 2010

Congratulations on the finalist and good luck in the next round, Nancy. #8752734

Kim Dietrich Elam July 12, 2010

congrats - I really do love this one! best of luck in the next round!!! may I ask how you got this perspective - are in the gorilla's area? #8753518

Nancy S. Kruskop July 12, 2010

Thank you Kim & Nikki!

Kim, the gorillas have a large outdoor area encircled by a new building compound with glass walls pretty much all the way around the inside of it. So you can look out a window and see the people across the compound looking back, with the gorillas running around in the center. I used a rubber lens hood and pressed my macro lens against the glass to get this view from the gorillas perspective. This fellow was quite interested in the humans. I might say that he really was a bit more well behaved than his watchers. :) #8754360

Cathy Barrows July 12, 2010

Congrats on your we know how the animals it #8754785

Sherran Andersen level-classic July 12, 2010

Congrats Nancy. #8754848

Stefania Barbier level-addict July 13, 2010

gorgeous, congrats on your finalist! #8756326

Timothy Guay July 13, 2010

This terrific finalist (image) certainly tells a fantastic story, just what I believe photography is all about. Congrats!!
- Timothy #8756712

Allen Hughes July 13, 2010

I love everything about this. Well deserved #8760640

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic July 14, 2010

on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #8762191

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