Niek and Dad - Close-up

steppeland

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Artist's Description

The young Giraffe Niek, here 4 months old, was born in Artis Amsterdam Zoo (The Netherlands) on Feb. 22, 2008.
It’s the second young of mom Oranya and dad Asali .

Artis Amsterdam zoo-collectionYoung giraffe Niek -seriesMy zoo photography and – art


Technical details:

Photograph made with Pentax K10D camera and Pentax-M zoom1:2.8-4 40-80mm lens
Exposure 1/45 sec, f. unknown, ISO 200
Date: June 18, 2008
326 views on Oct.1, 2011

Challenge winner
Challenge winner in On four legs by Mood and ambience group (Oct.18 , 2009)
Challenge winner in Giraffes big and tall – Zoofari (Oct. 19, 2011)

Features & top 10 placements
Top10 placement in Long, long legs , the baby giraffe and Your very own fav giraffe image (Oct.7, 2009) and was featured several times in Giraffes, the long and the tall of it (Oct.17 , 2009)
Top 10 placement in B&W Animal shots – Weekly theme challenges (Nov.11, 2009)
Featured in Even-toed Ungulates (Feb.11, 2010)
Featured in Images of endearment (Sept. 2, 2011)
Featured in Peace, love and tranquility (Sept. 2, 2011)
Featured in Inspired by Life (Sept. 8, 2011)
Top 10 in Black and white challenge and Featured in Zoofari (Sept. 16, 2011)
Thank you so much to the hosts of these marvellous groups and challenges

See more
See more of my Artis Amsterdam zoo-collection
See more of my Black and white photo’s
See more of my young_animals


Comments and feed-back always welcome. Thanks for looking :)



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