A male Gelada pressed up against the glass. He held my gaze for quite some time.


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Alan Shapiro is an award-winning and published portrait, wildlife and nature photographer based in New York and traveling the world to find, create and share inspiring images.

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  • Carol Knudsen
    Carol Knudsenover 2 years ago

    Oh..breaks my heart!

  • WoolleyWorld
    WoolleyWorldover 2 years ago

    great image!

  • Julie  White
    Julie Whiteover 2 years ago

    Awesome work.

  • KBritt
    KBrittover 2 years ago

    It is a wonderful capture, but oh, how it tugs at the heart!

  • Deborah Clearwater
    Deborah Clearw...over 2 years ago

    Those eyes say so much – great capture

  • Karen Checca
    Karen Checcaover 2 years ago


  • Mark Braham
    Mark Brahamover 2 years ago

    Great Shot…Well Done!

  • lcretyi
    lcretyiover 2 years ago


  • AngieDavies
    AngieDaviesover 2 years ago

    Awesome close up! Congrats on your feature!

  • ╰⊰✿ℒᵒᶹᵉ Bonita✿⊱╮ Lalonde✿⊱╮

    /ღ˚ •。* ♥ ˚ ˚✰˚ ˛★* 。 ღ˛° 。* °♥ ˚ • ★ ˚ .ღ 。
    ˛˚ღ •˚ ˚…just sprinkling a little Love on your page. ~♥~˚ ✰* ★
    / \ ˚. ★ ˛ ˚♥ ✰。˚ ˚ღ。* ˛˚ ♥ 。✰˚* ˚ ★ღCongratulations on your feature .. Wonderful picture precious he is♥♥♥,His eyes looks so sad to me,in saying i wish to get out of here thats what i feel looking at this..Nice clarity and detail nice focus and framing Blessing to this little guy..Wonderful picture i think he wishes to be free..Nicely done..♥♥

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