i take the photos, and i make the picture (in that order)

A day at the Zoo (7 images and a submission to our soon to be primal leaders)

as yet untitled

Al Ain Zoo, or widlife park as they like to call it….not entirely sure i see the difference. Regardless, it’s streets ahead of its Dubai counterpart and for that i will not have them shut down.

Having just watched “Rise of the Planet of the Apes”, two things occurred to me.  To start with, I remembered how emotive animals’ faces are and that they are covered in truth at all times and it’s easier to get a glimpse of the beast’s soul rather than a person you faintly know.

And secondly, having realized how poorly prepared we are for the wild uprising, can i just point out to our future furry overlords, i do portraits, cheap.

eye of the tiger
tender; bartender
Margaret shot over a look as if to say she already had a winning hand before lowering her meaty paws upon the cards. “All-in” she exclaimed as the flop was revealed. Actually, she said “meow”, but we all knew what she meant.
“With man gone, will there be hope for gorilla?”, he asked me, coyly
Sure, Mikaela won this round. But when it came time to rub her belly and tap her head at the same time……….
I had preferred for it to be a close up portrait, but having just gotten her nails done that day, Lianne was quite insistent they be in the shot
Cindi waited patiently for the visitors to avert their gaze so she could ferociously attack the itch on her back in a very un-cheetah like way

One response

  1. Beautiful shots…

    December 29, 2011 at 15:07

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