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I just have to share another baboon pic with you - it looks as if this guy smiled at me when I took the photo. This one is especially for Kathryn [ kathrynlouise ] and Carol [ CarolG ] who dotes on baboons Smile
Thanx so much on all the V & C's on yesterday's blue lilly upload. I am encouraged by the positive feedback Smile
May this day smile on you bigtime Smile

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon Powershot SX20 IS
Lens:5.0 - 100.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 27.3 - 545.6 mm)
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:27 Jan 2013 - 11:38 AM
Focal Length:64.7mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.0
Aperture:f/5.0
Shutter Speed:1/200sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:125
Metering Mode:Evaluative
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:The Smile
Username:Hermanus Hermanus
Uploaded:30 Jan 2013 - 3:13 AM
Tags:Baboon, Smile, Swellendam, Wildlife / nature
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Deep_Bhatia
30 Jan 2013 - 4:14 AM

Nice capture.

Deep

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WesternRed
WesternRed e2 Member 3WesternRed vcard Australia
30 Jan 2013 - 5:18 AM

A lovely baboon with great light shadow colour and texture.
Well done Herman. WesternRed.

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johnke
johnke  154 forum posts South Africa9 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jan 2013 - 5:21 AM

Hello Herman. Pesky things hey, but a very good Pic.

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Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
30 Jan 2013 - 5:34 AM

A "cheeky" shot! Beautiful animal Herman! Grin
Very well captured. IB

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Mrsbass
Mrsbass  1 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jan 2013 - 6:01 AM

Another super shot of these cheeky anmals!

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nonur
nonur e2 Member 5nonur vcard Turkey8 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jan 2013 - 6:06 AM

Impressive detail of the fur, Herman.

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kathrynlouise
kathrynlouise e2 Member 2364 forum postskathrynlouise vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jan 2013 - 6:14 AM

If this is cute I need new glasses Tongue
A lovely shot though Herman.
A chimpanzee is cute if we're going for cute in the monkey world Grin
Kathryn

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jan 2013 - 6:16 AM

Can't see any smile on his face, Herman Sad. An excellent capture of this 'darling' baboon WinkWink Carol

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland111 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jan 2013 - 6:35 AM

Not so sure about a smile either, Herman: he seems to be viewing you with some disapproval as he stalks off.
Great shot of him though, the detail so well captured.
Ronnie.

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Andysnapper
Andysnapper e2 Member 699 forum postsAndysnapper vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jan 2013 - 6:45 AM

Excellent shot Herman, and yes a little wry grin on his face.

Andy

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DicksPics
DicksPics e2 Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jan 2013 - 7:06 AM

A great shot, Herman!
I'm not sure he's pleased to see you, thought!!Wink

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fificat100
fificat100 e2 Member 3fificat100 vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jan 2013 - 7:11 AM

Lovely fur detail on this well-lit cheeky chappie. Would have been a sin to miss this super capture, Herman! SmileSmile

Lavina

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SUE118
SUE118 e2 Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jan 2013 - 7:20 AM

Delightful image.SmileSmile

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leontari
leontari e2 Member 1leontari vcard Greece
30 Jan 2013 - 7:31 AM

Excellent capture of this baboon Herman. Lovely fur detailSmileSmileSmile
Effrossini

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netta1234
netta1234 e2 Member 2173 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jan 2013 - 7:38 AM

Another lovely Baboon,but I 'd rather his back side was facing the other way when I have my poridge.
NettaSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile

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widtink
widtink  2406 forum posts Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jan 2013 - 7:59 AM

He is certainly striking a pose Smile Nice sharp picture Herman

Rod

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HuddersfieldHil
HuddersfieldHil e2 Member 1HuddersfieldHil vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jan 2013 - 8:04 AM

Great shot Herman - glad his tail was down Grin

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Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
30 Jan 2013 - 8:16 AM

I would have thought bottoms up Herman, lol. pleased to make it 30. regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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chrissie3
chrissie3  6 England
30 Jan 2013 - 9:41 AM

Lovely bright image but I think he's saying 'I'm off chum!'. But really well captured.

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achieverswales
30 Jan 2013 - 9:49 AM

Not the best tempered animals Herman, great capture!

Regards

Trev.

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sparrowhawk
sparrowhawk e2 Member 5267 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jan 2013 - 9:51 AM

great shot

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User_Removed
30 Jan 2013 - 10:01 AM

Another great capture Herman.
Regards, Alf.

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saeidNL
saeidNL  4 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jan 2013 - 10:18 AM

Excellent and fantastic capture in good light,very well done,
saeid

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morpheus1955
morpheus1955 e2 Member 7morpheus1955 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jan 2013 - 10:21 AM

Superb shot Herman, excellent detail and I love his expression

Hugh

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lonely_oryx
lonely_oryx e2 Member 661 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England54 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jan 2013 - 11:01 AM

Nice back end

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digital_boi
30 Jan 2013 - 11:11 AM

a bit of bare arsed cheek here Herman along with the rye smile
good capture
GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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gallero
gallero e2 Member 3gallero vcard Venezuela
30 Jan 2013 - 11:21 AM

Muy buena. Los datalles son excelentes..

Gracias por sus comentario..

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cats_123
cats_123 e2 Member 104014 forum postscats_123 vcard Northern Ireland25 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jan 2013 - 11:38 AM

a parting glance GrinGrin

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jdinne
jdinne  11 England
30 Jan 2013 - 12:48 PM

Brilliant Herman SmileSmileSmile

John

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ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2474 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jan 2013 - 12:59 PM

Great shot,
Ali

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danbrann
danbrann e2 Member 9473 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jan 2013 - 1:12 PM

I guess his hairdresser started at the wrong end Herman.

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41035 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England134 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jan 2013 - 1:26 PM

I think it sums up what he thinks of you and your camera, Herman! TongueGrinGrin

Daved

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jan 2013 - 2:28 PM

maybe they are wishing to make a friendship with you (and people in general) wonderful candid! LOL

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canonfan
canonfan  4 United Kingdom
30 Jan 2013 - 2:48 PM

Lovely detail in the hair and well captured Herman
Jim

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BIGRY1
BIGRY1 e2 Member 2BIGRY1 vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jan 2013 - 3:45 PM

Fine detail and another great capture!Grin
Ryan

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platzy
platzy  1 United Kingdom
30 Jan 2013 - 4:07 PM

Does he know something we don't, great candid shot Herman.

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luckybry
luckybry e2 Member 4luckybry vcard Scotland
30 Jan 2013 - 4:32 PM

bottoms up excellent capture

bryan

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 33098 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom102 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jan 2013 - 4:51 PM

A very well observed and captured photograph of this rather handsome looking Baboon Herman, great detail throughout.

Regards Nathan

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Rende
Rende e2 Member 737 forum postsRende vcard Netherlands4 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jan 2013 - 5:06 PM

Lovely pose and expression Herman.
Rende

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HELANA
HELANA e2 Member 4HELANA vcard United Kingdom
30 Jan 2013 - 5:27 PM

Grate capture Herman, lots of detail and excellent dof.
ElenaSmileSmileSmile

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Meheecho
Meheecho  1275 forum posts United Kingdom
30 Jan 2013 - 5:28 PM

Great capture and so well timed
Steve

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Fefe
Fefe e2 Member 2Fefe vcard United Kingdom28 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jan 2013 - 5:32 PM

Glad to see he is trying to cover his embarassmentTongue
Lovely shot!
Diane

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milky
milky e2 Member 11milky vcard Wales
30 Jan 2013 - 9:04 PM

Excellent capture, great detail--------Milky

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aniamoore
aniamoore  2 United Kingdom
30 Jan 2013 - 11:16 PM

Nice cheecks, Herman!TongueTongueTongueTongueTongue
AniaWink

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JimV
JimV  8 Canada3 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jan 2013 - 4:43 AM

........it looks as if this guy smiled at me.......you have a wonderful imagination Herman SmileSmileSmile
Fun to read all the comments on the way down here!
Rgds., Jim

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LexEquine  8 United States19 Constructive Critique Points
1 Feb 2013 - 6:45 PM

'Superb Capture' ~ Peter

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tonyng
tonyng e2 Member 4tonyng vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
3 Feb 2013 - 10:37 AM

Bare cheeks. At least the tail is not upright. GrinGrinGrin

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