Nuremberg Zoo, Nurenberg, Germany

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© R David Marks
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Photo Info
UploadedJune 8, 2010
TakenApril 8, 2010
MakeNikon Corporation
ModelNIKON D700
Exposure1/60 sec at f/5.6
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length240 mm

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Reflections in the windows of the gorilla enclosure made for this interesting composition.

40 responses

  • Daniel R Graney

    Daniel R Graney said (12 Jun 2010):

    I'm not sure you realize how powerful this image is.

  • R David Marks

    R David Marks said (12 Jun 2010):

    yes, this was a have to record type thing as soon as I saw it....I still ponder over the juxtaposition here.

  • Heather Ramsey

    Heather Ramsey gave props (14 Jun 2010):

    This is amazing!!!

  • Lauret Cwiek

    Lauret Cwiek said (16 Jun 2010):

    Heavy thinking going on!

  • andrea bentcik

    andrea bentcik said (16 Jun 2010): i told you. that is my favorite picture EVER!

  • Martine Voccia

    Martine Voccia said (16 Jun 2010):


  • Ron Mandsager

    Ron Mandsager   gave props (17 Jun 2010):

    Wonderful shot - well done!

  • Lorenzo Tazzioli

    Lorenzo Tazzioli (Deleted) said (17 Jun 2010):


  • Philipp Michel

    Philipp Michel gave props (19 Jun 2010):

    cool shot! voted

  • Eric Cook

    Eric Cook gave props (6 Jul 2010):

    Incredible photo! Wonderful!

  • Katie Baron

    Katie Baron said (7 Jul 2010):

    this is really impressive, it leaves you with so much to think about

  • Vasileios Gretsistas

    Vasileios Gretsistas gave props (10 Jul 2010):


  • Nicolette de Joncaire

    Nicolette de Joncaire   gave props (11 Jul 2010):

    my vote too

  • melanie scott

    melanie scott gave props (13 Jul 2010):

    fantastic entry - my vote!

  • Mateo Kavvalakis

    Mateo Kavvalakis said (29 Jul 2010):

    same things aren't they? GREAT.

  • Alexis - Now on Flickr

    Alexis - Now on Flickr gave props (7 Aug 2010):

    Truly remarkable. My vote of course

  • Susy Ordaz

    Susy Ordaz (Deleted) gave props (10 Aug 2010):

    very interesting!

  • R David Marks

    R David Marks said (14 Aug 2010):

    Thanks everyone for your kind words! It does cause one to pause and think, doesn't it?

  • Robert Sand

    Robert Sand said (17 Aug 2010):

    A dandy, especially in B&W!

  • Jim Ford

    Jim Ford (Deleted) said (17 Aug 2010):

    voted of course!

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (18 Aug 2010):


  • Michele Randell

    Michele Randell gave props (21 Aug 2010):

    Amazing juxtapositon about humanity! Love this!

  • eric durdin

    eric durdin said (26 Aug 2010):

    cool shot

  • Nabeel Alam

    Nabeel Alam gave props (28 Aug 2010):

    Awesome shot!!

  • John Reuskens

    John Reuskens gave props (8 Sep 2010):


  • May Castelnuovo Gal

    May Castelnuovo Gal (Deleted) gave props (10 Sep 2010):

    great shot.

  • Philip Villanueva

    Philip Villanueva said (10 Sep 2010):

    Very well done. Both subjects have very similar facial poses.

  • Bruna Euringer

    Bruna Euringer gave props (10 Sep 2010):

    BRILLIANT - a shot of a lifetime! Many many congrats for this perfection! Could win World Press Photo Contest...

  • David McNamara

    David McNamara said (12 Sep 2010):

    Perfect submission!

  • R David Marks

    R David Marks said (12 Sep 2010):

    Thanks for looking and thanks to all for your kind words!

  • Jarod Rawsthorne

    Jarod Rawsthorne gave props (13 Sep 2010):

    This is amazing on so many levels.

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham gave props (13 Sep 2010):

    This is incredible!

  • R David Marks

    R David Marks said (13 Sep 2010):

    Thanks everyone for your comments and was a moving image the moment I saw it. I was fortunate to be in the right place at the right time to be able to make this photograph.

  • Sabrina Raymond

    Sabrina Raymond (Deleted) gave props (14 Sep 2010):

    Fantastic reflection shot, what a capture. I love this photo in b&w.

  • Epin Hervin

    Epin Hervin gave props (16 Apr 2011):

    great found

  • Ryan Lunsford

    Ryan Lunsford gave props (13 Aug 2011):


  • Kayla Goldstein

    Kayla Goldstein gave props (8 Nov 2011):

    great one!

  • Austin Wondo

    Austin Wondo gave props (29 Dec 2011):


  • Kalliope Amorphous

    Kalliope Amorphous (Deleted) gave props (21 Mar 2012):

    Fascinating composition....incredible.

  • Rob Pos

    Rob Pos (Deleted) gave props (3 Jan 2013):


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