BABY, BORNEO

We travelled to Borneo with one primary goal, orangutans. We saw them every day, in different spots. Every time we came upon them I was always left wondering – who is watching who?

This baby was tough to shoot. He was 10m up in the air and I seemed to always be shooting into the sun no matter where I moved. Very difficult. The only advantage was my Canon 28-300mm which allowed me to get close.

He dropped that lime on us.

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I am not sure what an Orangutan laugh sounds like but ….

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A perspective on how far away he was. The mother and son kept their distance/height.

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Shooting into the sun again. A shot of mom.

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At the sanctuary it was much easier to see and shoot the Orangutans.

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Wonderful experience.

PRIMARY JUNGLE, BORNEO

It is difficult to get a feel for just how magnificent a primary jungle is (Primary: meaning that it has never been logged). These are very old trees. These two provide perspective.

This first shot, I am shooting downward from high up in the tree on the walkway. There is still a very long way “down”.

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The second provides a “human” reference point.

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