The Diana Monkey — by Joel Sartore
The imperfect portrait.
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'Building the Ark' by Joel Satrore: http://on.natgeo.com/15UP7TR
Her eyes do not meet the lens. She appears complacent and distracted.
There is no definition in her expressionless face.
The lighting is dull, and flat; weak.
— Gary Conn
His expression looks so wise. The luster of the white ruff is beautiful. The texture of the skin and position of his hand is reminiscent of a hand model from print ads. ;-) How wonderful to be able to see an animal I've never heard about, let alone seen, before.
I heartily agree with you Ronald......don't understand how we can be so blind as to what we are inflicting upon nature and all living things.
We are so consumed with our own existence that we have ruined the habitat and the land as well as the water so necessary for animal existence and area. Unless we change we will be left with nothing
I am amazed at the beauty and the sheen on the coat .. oh how I would have loved to have captured that picture.
You captured the perfect expression from Diana. It is like she is collaborating with you to spread the message of your "Photo Ark project".
[getting the public to **look these creatures in the eye**, then care enough to save them while there's still time.”]
Guess your photo managed to do just that. That would be very wrong to allow these creatures to disappear.
@Liza Budlong WE REALLY ENJOY ALL PICTURES. BEST REGARDS
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