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contemplating  by ArtX

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Kiani is one of Melbourne zoo’s oldest female orang-utans born 24/6/78.
As I approached the enclosure I noticed her sitting there as if contemplating (hence the title). Once I sat and positioned myself she stared straight at me allowing me to take a series of shots
Nikon D700
70-200mm f/ 2.8
CS5 editing software

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  • theaussie
    theaussieover 3 years ago

    Very cool shot, nicely composed

  • thank you :)

    – ArtX

  • Kymie
    Kymieover 3 years ago

    Fabulous and emotive :-)

  • thank you so much

    – ArtX

  • Sherrill Meredith
    Sherrill Meredithover 3 years ago

    She does look pensive, love it; I have seen her interact with a woman going through her handbag, taking a great interest in its contents

  • hanks Sherrill, yes she is just incredible in how she interacts with the zoo visitors

    – ArtX

  • Toni Kane
    Toni Kaneover 3 years ago

    She is beautiful. Beautiful captivating image. Wonder what she is thinking. ;-)

  • thanks Toni, she’s an incredible animal and always makes for interesting photographs

    – ArtX

  • Elaine123
    Elaine123over 3 years ago
  • thank you very much Elaine.

    – ArtX

  • Sue Ratcliffe
    Sue Ratcliffeabout 3 years ago

    Congratulations! Featured August 27 2011. Great image!!!

  • thank you for the honour Sue :)

    – ArtX

  • Rafferty-Evans
    Rafferty-Evansabout 3 years ago

    Stunning shot!

  • thank you Rafferty. much appreciated

    – ArtX

  • rina  thompson
    rina thompsonabout 3 years ago

    absolutely STUNNING!!! How obliging of her!!!

  • thank you rina, yes she really is quite unique in the manner with which she interacts with the viewing publice

    – ArtX

  • rina  thompson
    rina thompsonabout 3 years ago

    Sorry, forgot to congratulate you on your feature…..congrats!!!

  • and thank you:)

    – ArtX

  • Lance Leopold
    Lance Leopoldabout 3 years ago

    For me some images are “special” ,and this image certainly deserves that tag,well done!!

  • thanks Lance, I really appreciate your words

    – ArtX

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