On A Great Zoo Trip I Got Some Great Photos Of The Animals!

 

On a great zoo trip I got some great photos of the animals.  The light was a wonderful low autumn sun and the air was pleasant and still. An advantage of the zoo in autumn is that there are not so many tourists or noisy visitors. The park is more quiet. The animals react to that and behave a bit more relaxed. Like with portraits, the subject needs to relax for the pictures to be good. 

Some of the pictures turned out great. This (Siberian) Amur tiger, for instance:

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A Siberian - or Amur - tiger looks with contempt and boredom at us all as we stood with our icecreams, cameras and nice and tasty limbs just out of reach.Read more about me, my photography and my blog at my webpage and buy prints and downloads at my galleries. You can also have a look at options for hiring me and licensing terms. ¹⁄₁₂₅ sec at ƒ / 8,0   ·    300 mm   ·    ISO 640   ·    X-T1

 


 

This brown bear looked like a giant teddybear when he slept. Then he stood up and turned towards me and I thought that perhaps he was not entirely a teddybear.Read more about me, my photography and my blog at my webpage and buy prints and downloads at my galleries. You can also have a look at options for hiring me and licensing terms. ¹⁄₁₂₅ sec at ƒ / 4,8   ·    300 mm   ·    ISO 500   ·    X-T1

 


 

I guess it is to be expected if you give an animal plenty of food and keep it in a small enclosed space. But still - this prarie dog is very very fat. It did not seem to bother him much, as he happily sat and ate his twig.Read more about me, my photography and my blog at my webpage and buy prints and downloads at my galleries. You can also have a look at options for hiring me and licensing terms. ¹⁄₁₂₅ sec at ƒ / 4,8   ·    300 mm   ·    ISO 400   ·    X-T1

 


This elephant looked old, heavy and slow. Even a bit sad and wise. Anthropomorphizing a bit, the worn and cracked wrinkles makes it look as if this one has seen it all. And perhaps it has.Read more about me, my photography and my blog at my webpage and buy prints and downloads at my galleries. You can also have a look at options for hiring me and licensing terms. ¹⁄₁₂₅ sec at ƒ / 9,0   ·    300 mm   ·    ISO 1250   ·    X-T1

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