Close Cropped Encounters at the Zoo

I love my Canon 70-200L lens. If it weren’t so heavy I’d carry it around with me everywhere (though admittedly I almost do anyway).

Over two weekends I took it to Whipsnade Zoo for a jolly, away from all the usual assignments. The shots were sharp, down to every individual hair/whisker/feather of the animals – more detail than what I could see myself.

So, I thought I’d do some unusual crops and show everyone else the amazing intricacy and detail of these animals. (Okay, and also to glorify the 70-200).

Whipsnade Zoo, England, June 2012

Furry Giraffe:

Warm eye:

Evil eye:

(not so evil plumage):

Some penguins aren’t lookers close-up:

Peacocks are beautiful, however:

Elephant skin:

Prehistoric rhino skin:

A lion’s textured tongue:

And finally, I love the concentration on this lemur’s face – think of all the philosophy that could be going on in its mind:

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Close Cropped Encounters at the Zoo

I love my Canon 70-200L lens. If it weren’t so heavy I’d carry it around with me everywhere (though admittedly I almost do anyway).

Over two weekends I took it to Whipsnade Zoo for a jolly, away from all the usual assignments. The shots were sharp, down to every individual hair/whisker/feather of the animals – more detail than what I could see myself.

So, I thought I’d do some unusual crops and show everyone else the amazing intricacy and detail of these animals. (Okay, and also to glorify the 70-200).

Whipsnade Zoo, England, June 2012

Furry Giraffe:

Warm eye:

Evil eye:

(not so evil plumage):

Some penguins aren’t lookers close-up:

Peacocks are beautiful, however:

Elephant skin:

Prehistoric rhino skin:

A lion’s textured tongue:

And finally, I love the concentration on this lemur’s face – think of all the philosophy that could be going on in its mind:

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