Uploaded: September 30, 2014 21:36:41 | Entered: September 30, 2014 21:44:24


Nikon D810, 1/40 sec @ f/5.6, ISO 2000, Nikkor 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6 VR, @ 80mm.
This is Katy, a striking long-haired 5-foot-tall female whom many describe as one of the most beautiful orangutans they have ever seen. We were up close and personal, albeit through a glass, and communicating with her was a thrilling experience!


Lesley Ackman October 02, 2014

Great job with very difficult circumstances! What a beautiful face! #1589278

LeAnn Wood October 02, 2014

Oh, wow...oh, wow! Superb, Rona! #11150351

Kathy Salerni level-deluxe October 29, 2014

Big congrats on all of your awesome Staff Favorites, Rona, and good luck in the next round! #11170680

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict October 29, 2014

Love it, Rona!

Congrats again! #11171096

Kathy Salerni level-deluxe October 29, 2014

Congrats on your beautiful Finalists, Rona!! #11171222

Harriet Feagin level-classic October 30, 2014

The eyes and face almost have a human quality. I feel guilty as if the intent of the stare is a guilt trip. Great job. #11171847

Val Feldman level-deluxe October 30, 2014

The eye contact is just amazing, Rona - you feel as tho you are looking deep into her soul...and finding only beauty, sweetness but first and foremost, a deep and willing kinship with us. Very moving and powerful. Congratulations on an exquisite capture of this beautiful lady! #11173219

Carol Eade level-addict November 01, 2014

Beautiful portrait, Rona! Congratulations on your finalist. #11175492

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