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Guy D. Biechele level-classic September 14, 2004

Terrific portrait. An amazing face. #168790

Beverley Lu Steeves September 14, 2004

What a face!!! Great shot! #779571

Ralf Lukovic September 14, 2004

I agree with you Bas!
Nice captured photo!

Ralf #779923

Leanne M.E. Boyd October 03, 2004

Congrats Bas!!!!!! #818726

Peter Frampton October 03, 2004

A great Natural History shot. Spot on exposure and colour. As a pictorial photograph I find for me the lower "chin"? part competes and without it the chimp has a greatly improved direct gaze. A bit of photoshop brightening of the eyes also helps this effect. #818730

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe October 03, 2004

Very cool image, love it, congrats!!!! #818734

Diane Dupuis October 03, 2004

Congrats on your POTD! #818827

Scott Pedersen October 03, 2004

Very nicely done. Thats an interesting face isnt it. #818851

Ed Heaton October 03, 2004

Hi Bas,
Super portrait!
Excellent exposure and great composition... #818898

Kelly Abernathy October 03, 2004

Beautiful! Congratulations on your POTD! -K #818943

October 03, 2004

What a shot! Absolutely beautiful. #818951

Dolores Neilson October 03, 2004

A poignant shot, Bas....Congrats on your potd! She's so beautiful. I can see what attracted you to her! #818989

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict October 03, 2004

Congratulations on your POTD, Bas, for this marvelous image and message!

-Debby #819013

Lisa Clark October 03, 2004

Wow!! This is an incredible image. Congratulations!! #819074

Cindy K. Bracken October 03, 2004

Wonderful!
Cindy Bracken
shuttermom.com #819226

Casey A. Hanson October 03, 2004

Wonderful image!
Congrats on your POTD! #819290

Isabel L October 03, 2004

:) WOW Great shot Bas.
I love the colors, lighting and facial expression on the animal.
Good job!! #819372

Robert R. Grove level-deluxe October 03, 2004

Wow what a face ! Great shot! #819827

Karen Lewis-Gunn October 03, 2004

Great impact, colour and composition! Its an amazing photo of a very special animal. well done! #819890

Anita Taylor October 03, 2004

Excellent shot, Bas! Terrific color and so much feeling in that face. #820140

Naser Aldeen B. Baqi October 06, 2004

I realy think that the eye contact of the Oragotan has made it all. Dont omit the beautiful lighting and the well composed shot. Thank you for sharing such a beautiful shot with us. #826832

Kathleen R. Struckle October 06, 2004

Awesome photo Bass!! Congrats on POTD. Sorry I'm late. I was away. #827249

Cathy Barrows October 16, 2004

Congrats!...so ugly he is beautiful #849556

Beverley Lu Steeves October 16, 2004

Congratulations Bas!! #849604

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict October 16, 2004

Congratulations Bas!! #849680

Kristen McKain October 18, 2004

Congrats! #854489

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict October 18, 2004

Congratulations, Bas, on your excellent win!!

-Debby #854630

Donna L. Cuic October 18, 2004

Great capture Bas. Congrats on your win.
Donna #854828

Evy Johansen level-classic October 19, 2004

Many congratulations on you win, Bas! #855652

Leonard Pierce October 21, 2004

Congratulations on your Second Place win Bas!!! #861784

Diane Dupuis October 23, 2004

Congratulations on your well deserved win! #865312

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Destruction of habitat and illegal trade may well be the reason why the only place where we can photograph these animals in the near furure is in the zoo as I did. I you can, help them.

Canon EF 500mm f4.5 L + Extender 1,4 x II

Uploaded on September 14, 2004

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