Person of the Forest by Randy Turnbow

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The name orangutan is derived from the Malay and Indonesian words orang meaning “person” and hutan meaning “forest”, thus “person of the forest”.

Panasonic DMC-FZ20, f/7.3, 1/8 sec, ISO-200, 72mm

Single photo HDR processed with Photomatix Pro and finished in PS Lightroom

Tags

ape, zoo, orangutan, orange, hair, animal, mammal, tree, leaf, forest, primate, exotic animal

I am self taught, with an imagination that will not stop. I started drawing as a kid, and dabbled with correspondence art school but never took art in high school or college because I felt it might constrain me. I was wrong, but no crying over spilled milk.

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Comments

  • jainiemac
    jainiemacabout 2 years ago


    wonderful the emotion in his eyes is sad. great work !!!!
    Jane

  • Thanks for the comment and feature Jane!

    – Randy Turnbow

  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppabout 2 years ago

    WONDERFUL capture Randy

  • Thanks Larry

    – Randy Turnbow

  • Thanks for the fave Larry!

    – Randy Turnbow

  • BGSPhoto
    BGSPhotoabout 2 years ago

    Randy, Truly outstanding.
    Bob

  • Thanks so much Bob!

    – Randy Turnbow

  • Thanks for the fave too!

    – Randy Turnbow

  • CanyonWind
  • Thanks CanyonWind!

    – Randy Turnbow

  • DionNelson
    DionNelsonabout 2 years ago

    He is simply fantastic!! A wonderful capture!!

  • Thanks for the lovely comment and the feature Dion!

    – Randy Turnbow

  • Thanks for the fave!

    – Randy Turnbow

  • Val Saxby
    Val Saxbyabout 2 years ago

  • Thanks so much for the feature Val!

    – Randy Turnbow

  • Evita
    Evitaabout 2 years ago

    Excellent work… Congratulations Animal Photo Of The Week!
    The Editors Weekly Choice July 30th – August 5th 2012
    The World As We See It , or as we missed it Group

  • Most honored Evita, thank you!

    – Randy Turnbow

  • Thanks for the fave too!

    – Randy Turnbow

  • Maree Cardinale
    Maree Cardinaleabout 2 years ago

    I just WOW out loud! This is one of the best orangutan pics I’ve seen Randy. Great work!

  • Wow, for me at your comment Maree, thanks so much!

    – Randy Turnbow

  • Thanks for the fave too!

    – Randy Turnbow

  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppabout 2 years ago

    Commendable work Randy… 8 August 2012

  • Thanks so much Larry! Most appreciated!

    – Randy Turnbow

  • Penny Odom
    Penny Odomabout 2 years ago

    Oh how sweet … Look like the gentle giant :) Congratulations on your feature!!

  • Thank you Penny!

    – Randy Turnbow

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