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A Moment Of Peace

By JanieB43  
Another from Sundays visit to Chester Zoo. Taken in the Chimpanzee enclosure,this rather peaceful portrait of an older chimp enjoying a moment to herself amongst the noise and chaos that was being created by a very mischievious youngster.

Originally shot in colour I converted the RAW file to black and white,added a layer with some Gaussian blur and finally a lighting effect so as to concentrate the eye on the chimps face. I like the gentle mood of this image............I hope you do too Smile

Many many thanks to all who voted/commented on my Red Billed Leiothrix yesterday, I was blown away by the response.

Thanks for looking,


Tags: Chester zoo Portraits General Lighting Black and white Peace Chimp Pets and captive animals Wildlife and nature Janieb43

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UrbaneMagick 4 172 1 United Kingdom
17 Apr 2012 8:57PM
that's a BEAUTIFUL PORTRAIT.... grat capture & processing.

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andylea 8 37 1 United Kingdom
18 Apr 2012 7:42AM
a powerful and stunning capture jane top shot Wink
Cor 7 Belgium
19 Apr 2012 4:30PM
SUPERB in every way *****

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