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Contemplation

By sooty 36  
Crawled out of bed around 9am this morning Yawnnnnn! after not getting to bed till around 3am....was it New Years by any chance? lol.
Sat at comp with a nice hot brew and recovering my senses, I started looking over some old archives from `last! year. I found this I had ready to upload some time ago but got overlooked somehow.
Thank you all for all your comments and encouragement over the past year. EPZ and you have helped me enormously with my photography.
Happy New Year to you all.
Looking forward to perhaps meeting up with some of you at the NEC in February.
Thanks for looking.
Chris
P.S. View large is a must!!

Tags: Zoo General Captive animals Monkey Digitally manipulated Pets and captive animals

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Comments


kim64 10 1 Scotland
1 Jan 2007 12:26PM
what a wonderful shot - just drags you in from the thumbnails!!

Kim

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lena 11
1 Jan 2007 12:30PM
everything about this shot is splendid!
mattberry 12 259 14 England
1 Jan 2007 12:49PM
Excellent work, well done. Maybe leave a tad more space on the left for old monkey face to look into?

Matt
1 Jan 2007 12:55PM
The detail, lighting and golden tones on the monkey are spot on. Maybe try to capture the monkey head on. Never the less it is a cracking shot!

The larger image is definately worth a look,

Mike
SueTurner 12 81 3 England
1 Jan 2007 1:27PM
a cracker of a shot, must check back on my hard drive, LOL
Sue
DolphinLady 11 54 1 Wales
1 Jan 2007 1:54PM
Fantasic image Chris, even more so when viewed large.
Love the lighting on his face.
Looks as if he had his hair combed especially for this shot, there's so much detail there.
HilarySmile
Cristian 12 950 1
1 Jan 2007 2:04PM
Great image.

Cristian
CAI_Images 10 54 United Kingdom
1 Jan 2007 2:43PM
Superb shot, magnificent detail, deserves more.

Happy new year
Glostopcat 11 255 2 England
1 Jan 2007 4:03PM
An excellent profile of this monkey, splendid colours and detail
jasonewell 12 34 United Kingdom
1 Jan 2007 4:55PM
Stunning detail in the large version.
Amazing work.

Jason
1 Jan 2007 5:06PM
fantastic shot

nikkiSmile
Dee_licious1 11 23 United Kingdom
1 Jan 2007 6:48PM
Cracking shot love. You must teach me how to get some like this, I haven't managed it yet so you may have your work cut out for you!

Dee
crash39 11 24 England
1 Jan 2007 7:48PM
WOW!! I really like this & the large view really is a must, the detail is amazing.

Anne
thorn 12 124 2 Scotland
1 Jan 2007 7:56PM
A cracking portrait shot and lots of detail,love the textures and the large shot is definitely a must see.Magnificent composition.
Happy New Year to you and your Chris.
Take care.AnnSmile
KBan 12 498 4 England
1 Jan 2007 9:27PM
hi Chris, glad to be 30!! Well deserved
keith
Gecko 10 25 Australia
2 Jan 2007 8:57AM
Not a fan of these creatures, but so well captured, great close up. Pam
Buffalo_Tom Plus
10 2.3k 9 Wales
2 Jan 2007 4:20PM
A fantastic portrait.
Tom.
glazzaro 12 70 23 United States
2 Jan 2007 4:41PM
This is an excellent shot, the detail and the way you caught the light in the fur is to be lauded! Spot on! CLick!!!

Greg
jeannie 12 United Kingdom
2 Jan 2007 7:35PM
A beautiful picture and a Happy New Year to you!!!
Mavis Plus
15 143 2 England
6 Jan 2007 7:34AM
Fantastic portrait. The lighting is superb .

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