Gorilla – Melbourne Zoo

The Gorilla was not in a very sociable mood when I visited so I only got a few shots. That is the luck of the draw when photographing animals, sometimes you do well but othertimes you luck out. Nonetheless it was still interesting to see these incredible creatures. As with many of the other shots since there was a large distance between the animal and myself I needed to use a longer focal length lens and make sure my shutter speed was at least 1/focal length.

Equipment Used:

As with all of my images, I use Nikon gear. This is not because I think Nikon is better than Canon but just because it is what I got started with and wanted to maintain lens compatibility. The images were captured / edited with the following gear;

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