Slow Day by shutterbug2010

Como Zoo, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA
Canon SX40 HS
Tonemapped in Photomatix Pro 4.1

This pose made me think of a clerk at a window waiting for a customer.
The Orangutans never fail to provide a great photo op, a definite zoo favorite!!


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  • peechez2010
    peechez2010over 2 years ago

    This is just too cool. “Number 11….number 11….ok, who has 12…number 12” lol This is priceless. You have a macial way with them. Thanks for the laugh as well. Superb shot that is going to go places…you watch! I will be back. ;0) Peach

  • LOL!! You just made me think of the DMV!! I could spend a whole day snapping pics of these furry friends, and who knows, that day may be soon! Glad I could make you laugh Peach!! ;~)

    – shutterbug2010

  • trueblvr
    trueblvrover 2 years ago

    aaahahahaha. too funny. You did good Steve..

  • Thanks Di, happy to provide some chuckles!!!

    – shutterbug2010

  • Brenda Dahl
    Brenda Dahlover 2 years ago

    Ooh, I knew this had to be you or Peechez~! This is just adorable…..

  • Hey there stranger, great to hear from you!! Glad you liked it!! How’s life treating you?

    – shutterbug2010

  • Karen Checca
    Karen Checcaover 2 years ago


  • Thank you Karen, it was a nice surprise to see it featured in the group, thank you for the honor!!

    – shutterbug2010

  • Rick  Friedle
    Rick Friedleover 2 years ago

    Great capture!

  • Thank you Rick!!!

    – shutterbug2010

  • rosaliemcm
    rosaliemcmover 2 years ago

    great pic!! He looks like a fed-up old man!

  • Isn’t that expression priceless? Thanks Rosalie!!!

    – shutterbug2010

  • Georgie Hart
    Georgie Hartover 2 years ago

    Well done Shutterbug!

  • Thank you so much Georgie, I was hoping this would get featured in this group, what a fun honor!!!

    – shutterbug2010

  • Bonnie T.  Barry
    Bonnie T. Barryover 2 years ago

    What an expression! Priceless! You could enter this in a contest and have people imagine what he’s saying! Bet you’d come up with some doozies! Love it!

  • Thanks Bonnie, so glad you liked it!! A caption contest sounds like a good idea, could make for some great laughs!!

    – shutterbug2010

  • Vincent Frank
    Vincent Frankover 2 years ago

    Awesome!! He does look extremely bored…

  • Thanks Vince, he really does!!

    – shutterbug2010

  • KBritt
    KBrittover 2 years ago

    What a perfect title for this expression!!! Wonderful capture Steve!!
    xx ~ kim

  • Thank you Kim, I had to be pretty persistent and patient to get this shot, the zoo was packed and vantage points were difficult to score, but this shot made it all worth it!!

    – shutterbug2010

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