November 15, 2016

Monkey Model Shot

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November 15, 2016
Monkey Model Shot

Species: Crab-Eating Macaque | Location: Ubud Sacred Monkey Forest, Bali, Indonesia

This was taken in the Ubud Monkey Forest, Bali. It was difficult to take high quality photos due to the low light from the dense forest, so I found myself using a much higher ISO than I usually would, which I was worried about, but ended up working out for this photo. It was also difficult to get a monkey to sit still for long enough to take a close up shot like this one. They where always jumping around and fighting, so a higher shutter speed was necessary.

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About The Photographer

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Some of my earliest and best memories are those with a camera, searching the backyard for creatures to photograph. As I grew older I slowly became more and more interested in both wildlife and wildlife photography. I started purchasing wildlife and photography magazines, analysing the photos and trying to discover just what it was that separated certain photos from the rest. The lighting, contrast, exposure, and shutter speed are all very important, but not what make a photo exceptional. The photos that stood out to me as exceptional were more than just photos. They were more than an assortment of different lines, shapes and colours. They had meaning and purpose; they told a story that places you in the photographer’s shoes and gives you a glimpse of what it’s like to be there in that moment. The difficulty, the journey, the rarity, and the process taken are all presented before you. This is what I see as contemporary photography. Not just the photograph itself, but the motives, meaning and purpose behind each click of the shutter.

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