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Monkeys and apes

Discussion in 'Nature' started by AmstelBright, Jun 11, 2012.

  1. AmstelBright

    AmstelBright Mu-43 Veteran

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  2. slith

    slith Mu-43 Regular

    Apr 4, 2012
    Dublin, Ireland
    I like the last one a lot, the bokeh is odd, but the subject really pops!
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  3. WJW59

    WJW59 Mu-43 Veteran

    Feb 20, 2011
    Was the last photo taken trough a window or fence? I've had strange bokeh with both.
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  4. AmstelBright

    AmstelBright Mu-43 Veteran

    No, I think it's just the lens. Or maybe just my particular copy of this lens - Russian lenses came in many varieties. I think the bokeh adds character to this photo, even if it's a bit odd. :smile:

    I almost forgot to post this photo, taken with the Panasonic 20mm:

    Squirrel monkeys by AmstelBright, on Flickr
  5. RevBob

    RevBob Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Jun 4, 2011
    NorthWestern PA
    Terrific shots, especially the last two! I don't see anything unusual about the bokeh of the last one - I've seen similar with other legacy glass. The monkey is very sharp and clear, nice job. :thumbup:
  6. Neon

    Neon Mu-43 Regular

    Mar 12, 2012
    North Wales,UK.
    Last two are real crackers.
  7. DeeJayK

    DeeJayK Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Feb 8, 2011
    Pacific Northwest, USA
    Wow, you were really able to get close to those little guys. Nice shots!
  8. Splitprism

    Splitprism Mu-43 Regular

    May 10, 2013
    Rio Grande, Brazil
    DMC-G3    ---    42mm    f/5.6    1/125s    ISO 640
  9. davidolarte

    davidolarte Mu-43 Regular

    May 14, 2013
    Bogotá, Colombia
    Juan Olarte
    I took this one at the back of my house, where a little stream flows, and there are a lot of fruit trees (they collect papaya and mango). On a normal day, a group of approximately 50 of these little friends pass by, some of them with the baby on their back!

    They are very curious and willing to interact , but someone advised me not to feed them, never ever. They'll gain confidence and soon you'll find them trying to get into the house!!!

    DMC-G5    ---    150mm    f/5.6    1/320s    ISO 640
  10. RT_Panther

    RT_Panther Mu-43 Legend

    May 4, 2011
    Great series! :smile:

    [ame=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-A9U_Y3L7XU]Kramer's incident with Barry (The Monkey) - YouTube[/ame]
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