To spend an hour with Mountain Gorillas is one of the best wildlife experiences you can ever hope for. They captivate you with their eyes and you become lost in the moment. Your time with them goes so fast you are left just wanting more…

This large Silverback was only a few meters away from us!

(Virunga Volcanoes – Rwanda)


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  • stephen  jones
    stephen jonesover 6 years ago

    Looking at your porfolio, ti seem you have traveled a lot with a camera and you know how to use it . Great image

  • Daniela Weil
    Daniela Weilover 6 years ago

    Impressing portrait!

  • GracefulShadow
    GracefulShadowover 6 years ago

    It must have been rather wonderful seeing at these guys in the wild.

  • Gayle Shaw
    Gayle Shawover 6 years ago

    Lovely portrait of this majestic fellow! Awesome work.

  • candid
    candidover 6 years ago

    wonderful shot. what a beautiful creature.

  • Shauna  Noble
    Shauna Nobleover 6 years ago

    how wonderful – just a fabulous shot

  • TrEaSuReDiMaGeS
    TrEaSuReDiMaGeSover 6 years ago

    Gosh they are Gorgeous, and so are your photos! Thank you for sharing them all with us :-) I think to be there I would be so excited, I would forget how to work a camera!

  • brummieboy
    brummieboyover 6 years ago

    Magnificent animal …. beautiful shot …

  • lensman
    lensmanover 6 years ago

    Based on your comment, I can well believe it. Impressive shot, added to favorites.

  • Ginny Schmidt
    Ginny Schmidtover 6 years ago

    How awesome to be so close to one of these guys on their own turf. He’s beautiful.

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