This is Duchess an orangutan from the Phoenix Zoo. She turns 50 this month and is the oldest orang in captivity! Canon 40D. Featured in Primate Art. Featured in the For Love of Canon group. Featured in Zoophoria. Featured in Eye Contact group.


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I have always always had a camera and an interest in photography. The digital world has allowed me to really experiment and be more creative. I often like to combine my interest in hiking with photography, so frequently my photos emphasize the natural world.

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  • BigD
    BigDover 4 years ago

    Fantastic portrait

  • Thanks BigD!

    – Sue Cullumber

  • Steve Hunter
    Steve Hunterover 4 years ago

    Great shot. Like you caught her in the act!

  • Thank you Steve – I think she’s sneaking her b-day meal a couple days early!

    – Sue Cullumber

  • Pat Moore
    Pat Mooreover 4 years ago

    Sue this is outstanding!!!!

  • Thanks so much, Pat!

    – Sue Cullumber

  • Karen  Moore
    Karen Mooreover 4 years ago

    So cool !!

  • Karen, thanks!

    – Sue Cullumber

  • Scott  d'Almeida
    Scott d'Almeidaover 4 years ago


  • Thank you, Scott!

    – Sue Cullumber

  • salsbells69
    salsbells69over 4 years ago

    Amazing!! Those eyes see right through you! Great portrait work!

  • Thank you so much!

    – Sue Cullumber

  • Ladyshark
    Ladysharkover 4 years ago

    Terrific image!

  • Thank you!

    – Sue Cullumber

  • jojophine4
    jojophine4over 4 years ago

    Oh Wow, she’s so gorgeous, what a wonderful lady! You captured her magnificence wonderfully:-)

  • Thank you so much!

    – Sue Cullumber

  • AzureSky
    AzureSkyover 4 years ago

    Wow, great capture. I remember seeing her when I was there, but she was sleeping. Well Done!

  • Thank you -

    – Sue Cullumber

  • Kelly Robinson
    Kelly Robinsonover 4 years ago

  • Wow Kelly thank you!

    – Sue Cullumber

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