The Berlin Zoo is the oldest and best known zoo in Germany. Opened in 1844 it covers 34 hectares (84 acres) and is located in Berlin's Tiergarten. With almost 1,500 different species and around 16,000 animals the zoo presents the most comprehensive collection of species in the world. The zoo and its aquarium had 3 million visitors in 2009. It is considered to be the most visited zoo in Europe and one of the most popular worldwide.
The Aquarium, which was built in 1913 as part of the Zoologischer Garten complex. Since its opening the Zoo-Aquarium has been ranked among the public aquariums with the worlds greatest biodiversity. On either a separate or joint ticket it can be visited with the zoo. Over 9 000 animals are presented on three storeys. It contains a famous jellyfish breeding, tropical and native fishes, crocodiles and broad variety of insects.
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jaywalker (16105) 2010-12-25 14:40
Hi Deniz, Amazing nature photo, your light management is truly excellent, beautifully cropped & composed, this is quality, TFS, kind regards Wilson.
bmukherjee (1516) 2010-12-25 16:35
Wow! This is indeed a rather unique portrait of an animal that is stereotypically seen as repulsive. You've brought an undeniable sense of elegance to the critter, with the light and the choice of BW enhancing the feeling that this is a frame from an noir film.
ninaL (21348) 2010-12-26 1:34
It's like an abstract, I didn't recognized any insect, any form, but something thak looks like an art-work, a personal composition.
Perfect management of light, perfect presentation.
amaryllis (37039) 2010-12-26 5:31
j'adore et j'adore...une belle présentation, en noir et blanc et d'une finesse extraordinaire
un travail de pro
Juzo (4203) 2010-12-26 7:15
This is creepy and dark, just what i like :) The light first made me think the tone is like a Holga or Lomo, it really does have such an atmosphere, unique in a way. The b&W is great for this.
halilguven (417) 2010-12-26 8:09
Seçimin siyah beyaz olması çok güzel olmuş.
leo61 (0) 2010-12-26 11:03
Abstract,fantastic,created by mother nature.A great shot from the aquarium.
pauloog (11751) 2010-12-27 7:50
An eye catching photo with its astonishing play of lines and forms, enhanced by the light crown on top of the photo.
quillo (11856) 2010-12-28 14:55
Hola Deniz ......
A rare, original, different image ...
a capture in B/N with class, with art,
with good taste; congratulations.
Saludos y feliz año nuevo.
amazon (12112) 2011-01-07 13:39
hem de 10 20 ile ...bu kadar netlik...ne güzel bir kare ki yeni yılını bile kutlamak geldi içimden...
meltemakcan (48) 2011-02-18 9:17
Gerçekten muhteşem bir kare gözünüze, emeğinize sağlık... Denebilecek çok fazla şey yok fotograf kendini anlatıyor zaten
chewy_candy674 (471) 2011-02-21 0:25
This pic gives some mysterious sensation even in its simplicity. kewl.
jafadabret (56501) 2011-10-13 6:33
Le B&W met en valeur la lumière et le graphisme de cette méduse qui a des airs de cerf-volant.
- Copyright: Deniz Taskin (rigoletto) (34279)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Black & White
- Date Taken: 2010-12-12
- Categories: Nature
- Camera: Canon EOS 400D, Sigma 10-20mm F4-5.6 EX DC HSM
- Exposure: f/5.6, 1/125 seconds
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Theme(s): Great animal photos 2. [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2010-12-25 14:18