Canon EOS 650D, EF75 - 300mm, 140mm, Manual, ISO6400, 1/500, f/5.6

Picture was taken handheld with no flash. I used Lightroom to do some editing. 

This guy captured my eye. The way he just lay there with not a care in the world. 

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    You are welcome Tahlita, I am ready to help and I am just a phone call or a email away. Good luck with your studies, we will catch up soon. Let me know how far you can push the cameras ISO will you? 



  • Hi Bruna, Thank you so much for your comment. I am a big fan of yours so your comment really means a lot to me. I will definately take your advise and play with my aperture and shutter speed to see how far I can push mu ISO. I would love to do your course but unfortunately I am already studying and attend evening classes. Hopefully I can catch the next one.


    Beautiful capture Thahlita, I really enjoy the expression on the Gorilla’s face as well as the fact that he is looking straight into your lens.  Beautiful eye contact here as well as catch light in the eyes. I like the tight crop, and the B&W conversation works. I would love to feature this image for you but unfortunately your ISO was too high (ISO 6400) and therefore you have a lot of visible noise. You are shooting in manual, which is good as it allows you to control all your settings. Next time play around with your aperture and shutter speed to reduce your ISO. Your camera can be pushed to a maximum of about ISO 3200 with some noise still noticeable. We are challenged with our ISO’s most of the time when photographing wildlife. Sometimes we have no choice but to push our ISO’s. Make it your mission to find out how far you can push your own camera’s ISO. Use that as a guideline for you next photo. You can also lighten the face selectively in LR for impact.

    Keep on shooting girl!!


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