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asking for attention


asking for attention
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Copyright: eleen foo (fooeleen) Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 10 W: 0 N: 15] (79)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2006-01-19
Categories: Mammals
Exposure: f/4.5, 1/40 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2006-01-31 16:37
Viewed: 4805
Points: 8
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
hello everyone.....this photo is taken at a Malay village in Pasir Mas, Kelantan.

this baby monkey is the pet of a family who trains monkeys to climb fruit trees (coconut/rambutan etc.), pluck the fruits and then return to the owner.....that is how the owner earns his living.

he is a funny fellow....trying to do stunts and lots of sounds to capture passer bys.

hope u guys like it.

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  • Kris Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 174 W: 0 N: 129] (1818)
  • [2006-01-31 16:53]

Beautiful photo!
Great moment you have captured. Itīs fantastic. Congratulations !
Regards,
Krzysztof

This is almost tragic. This guy should be an actor.
Too bad you mentioned it's a pet, now it will be removed from this site...

This image is strong but by no means it ilustrates what you say about it. To me looks like a desperate fight to free himself, the neck strap seems pretty darn tight too, like is choking him. Its not a pretty sight but its a good image and I like it for what is worth. You cant convince me this monkey is happy, however.

Hello Eleen,
An awesome pose... Simply great!
What did you do to get a response like that..?
Nice composition with some pleasant diagonals... Good colours and details, great texture in the fur..!
Regards,
Pablo -

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