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Sad Eyes


Sad Eyes
Photo Information
Copyright: Geo Girl (geogirl) (35)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2000-02
Categories: Mammals
Camera: Canon 5DMk2, 100 - 400 mm
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Gorillas on freedom [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2006-07-19 21:20
Viewed: 6069
Points: 7
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
This is a Mountain Gorilla named Marjaberry photographed in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park.
I look at this photograph and I still can't believe I was ever in the company of such amazing and gental creatures, thinking about it still brings me to tears.
I have tried some tight croping to highlight the expression on her face.
Please fell free to comment, all critiques and workshops much appreciated.


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Hello Pam

I love the look on her face. I can see why you would be so emotional. Thanks for sharing. Kathy

Hi Pamela,

I do not know how to WS it but I understand why this subject brings you tears... I think by using this zoom you were to close to do a nice focus. This kind of zoom is effective when you are at 1.8 m the subject or more (and you have to adjust your zoom by setting it from the distance your are from) ... Maybe Iím mistaken but it is a great catch anyway ;) TFS,

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  • Karin Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 418 W: 5 N: 268] (2089)
  • [2006-07-20 9:31]

Hi Pamela,
Nice brown eyes she has, don't know if it is sad, just peaceful. But I can imagin to get emotional when beeing close to our near relatives and knowing they are in danger.
Altough not very sharp it has a fine composition.
TFS

Hi Pamela,
Just time for a quick visit.
Birthday Drinks, dancing and hangovers to get through!!!
Thanks for posting, have a great end to the week.

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