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Female Mandrill

By RubberBullets
A nice quiet (without my 5 year old) trip to the zoo today, and a chance to try my trusty old Nikon 80-200mm f2.8 on the D200 for the first time in anger.

Took lots of pictures, a lot of which were discarded on first look through, but this one I did like.

The much improved noise levels of the D200 over my old D70 have made shots like this possible. This was taken at iso 1000 and although a 1:1 crop wasn't very pretty enough detail has been preserved I think.

Tags: Zoo General Available light Mandrill Pets and captive animals Wildlife and nature

Voters: ZInaNMooner, PLCimagery, Arty and 14 more

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4 Mar 2008 6:35PM
Great shot, fantastic detail.
fishy2 12
4 Mar 2008 6:59PM
super shot.
una 17 10 United Kingdom
4 Mar 2008 7:18PM
Lovely shot and detail.
4 Mar 2008 10:35PM
5 May 2008 3:48PM
Great detail, you have captured the emotion really well

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