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Old 23rd of November 2007 (Fri)   #1
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A recent trip to Banham zoo

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Old 23rd of November 2007 (Fri)   #2
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those last 3 are fantastic, almost 3-d-ish!
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Wow, really tight crops!
Great detail also...
Nice series.
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those last 3 are fantastic, almost 3-d-ish!
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Wow, really tight crops!
Great detail also...
Nice series.
Thanks but there was very little to no cropping involved
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Very fine up-close shots...love the apes and the eagle is really special...steve
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nice shots. i like them all.
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Old 24th of November 2007 (Sat)   #7
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Thanks guys

It is interesting for me that the fact they are close up shot's is mentioned a couple of times. I hadn't really thought about it when I posted but of coarse this is the case.
I suppose when your at the zoo the animals envoirement either has concrete or man made objects and usually not very photographic or interesting so I find my self makeing the animal fill the frame rather than part of it.
Also I think it's way to easy to zoom in with a telephoto lens rather than try to compose the animal with it's background and with me anyway I find it's the first thing I unconiously do.
I think I will make a point of trying to resist the temptation to zoom in and try and make something of the animal and it's background rather than do the same old portrait shot done so often.

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Sie,
Lovely series and great colour.
4 & 6 for me - excellent and both portray the essence of the subject

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Loving the eagle shot
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Sie

What fantastic images! Love them all - even feel like visiting a zoo after all these!

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What fantastic images! Love them all - even feel like visiting a zoo after all these!

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Hello mate!...cheers nice to hear from you and hope you are keeping well
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these are awesome, what lense did you use?
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these are awesome, what lense did you use?
Thanks....all these were using my 70-200 F4 L
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Awesome detail!
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Love the last shot - He's got Attitude!!!
Tripod or hand held?
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