Gorillas in the mountains in the southwest, Chimpansees in Kibala forest and so many species more. Uganda has a wide variety of 13 species of primates.
Here you see a Black and White Colobus, a quiote common species.
When we stayed at Emfuzi campo in the crater lake district there were several of these beautiful monkeys to be seen in the lush vegetation around the crater lake. I could walk up to about 5 meter and make this photo.
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lousat (82720) 2014-09-03 1:56
Hi Gerrit,a great portrait of this wild gorilla,the most important attraction of this country for the tourist,and more expensive too to have the permission to watch...ehehe....great capture,perfect for treknature too,very well done despite the difficult backlight.Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano
snunney (90030) 2014-09-03 2:25
An excellent close-up on this monkey, I feel as if I can reach out and touch him though I imagine this would not be a very good idea in real life:-) Superb detailing in the coat and very good light management.
Sergiom (67560) 2014-09-03 5:55
J'apprécie beaucoup cette image.c'est comme si tu étais up close and personal avec le singe. Le cadrage est excellent ainsi que la netteté.J'aime beaucoup son regard.
Tue (29154) 2014-09-03 13:39
Wat een fantastisch portret van dit aapje. De kwaliteit en met name ook de scherpte zijn uitstekend. Mooi werk.
Nicou (130233) 2014-09-03 20:13
quel compo et captage superbe animal et vue ce noir et ce blanc de son pelage merveilleux quelle belle tête très sympa.
Bravo et amitié
asajernigan (21427) 2014-09-04 7:29
This is a fine portrait of the gorilla. The close up detail is great and presented with excellent sharpness. Your light management is excellent as well.
Waylim (25368) 2014-09-04 10:38
Very nice close up portrait of the colobus monkey. Fantastic details. I have the pleasure of seeing some of them in Kenya. they are fun to watch as they jump around in the tree feeding and play with each other. The way they mouth and look of their eyes make them look so sad all the time.
Really good shot here, feel like I can just reach out and touch it.
rychem (28167) 2014-09-04 21:58
Expressive portrait, this monkey seems to thing of philosophical problems, but it is probably just looking for tasty food :)
danos (90429) 2014-09-05 4:23
nice the close up view of the black and white Gorilla with its face to be placed perfect in the frame.Excellent the light and the colour management of the scene.
Silvio1953 (130518) 2014-09-05 10:41
Ciao Gerrit, great portrait of beautiful ape, fine details, excellent clarity, splendid light and wonderful colors, very well done, my friend, have a good week end, ciao Silvio
macjake (61566) 2014-09-11 13:32
Oh my girlfriend would love to have the opportunity to photograph these animals!
its a sweet looking profile from this angle.
very cute with its small nose and small ears.
pretty cool too, that you could get up so close.
fine shot with lots of detailing and sharpness.
Wanda1 (15000) 2014-09-11 22:05
What a beautiful creature. I like your extreme close crop so that we can see his lovely features clearly, he looks so gentle. Good sharpness on the eye area where it needs to be.
- Copyright: Gerrit van der Linden (Gerrit) (50984)
- Genre: People
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2013-01-23
- Categories: Nature
- Camera: Canon EOS 400 D, Canon EF 18-200mm
- Exposure: f/9.0, 1/400 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2014-09-03 1:28