nickcalverey
nickcalverey

Gelada monkeys in Ethiopia

High in the mountains above Lalibela, Ethiopia, a large troop of these monkeys sat and played near where we stopped to have breakfast, and provided great entert...
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High in the mountains above Lalibela, Ethiopia, a large troop of these monkeys sat and played near where we stopped to have breakfast, and provided great entertainment. I used my best tricks to get within a few metres of them, and then was in photographer's heaven, as they performed for me. This family was by far the best of the bunch, with the baby staring straight at me, his hand resting on his mother's leg, and the moody father looking pensively off into the distance. I can't recommend Ethiopia enough as a destination - the magic of the place absolutely blew me away.
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Contest Finalist in Animal Kingdom Photo Contest Vol 1
Spring Selection Award
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World Photography Day Photo ContestTop 10 class
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World Photography Day Photo ContestTop 10 class week 1
Image of the Year Photo Contest 2016Top 10 class
Image of the Year Photo Contest 2016Top 10 class week 1
Our Natural World Photo ContestTop 10 class
Our Natural World Photo ContestTop 10 class week 1
Celebrating Nature Photo Contest Vol 1Top 10 class
Celebrating Nature Photo Contest Vol 1Top 10 class week 2
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Freshmen 2016 Photo Contest Vol 2Top 10 class
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Celebrating Nature Photography Day Photo Contest 2016Top 20 class
Celebrating Nature Photography Day Photo Contest 2016Top 20 class week 2
Wildlife In Remote Places Photo ContestTop 10 class
The Battle Of Advanced Photo ContestTop 20 class
On The Wild Side Photo ContestTop 10 class
Celebrating Nature Photography Day Photo Contest 2016Top 20 class week 1
The Battle Of Advanced Photo ContestTop 20 class month 1
On The Wild Side Photo ContestTop 10 class week 2
Wildlife In Remote Places Photo ContestTop 10 class week 2
The Battle Of Advanced Photo ContestTop 20 class week 3
On The Wild Side Photo ContestTop 10 class week 1
Wildlife In Remote Places Photo ContestTop 10 class week 1
The Battle Of Advanced Photo ContestTop 20 class week 2
The Battle Of Advanced Photo ContestTop 20 class week 1
Animal Kingdom Photo Contest Vol 1Top 20 class
Animal Kingdom Photo Contest Vol 1Top 10 class week 2
Animal Kingdom Photo Contest Vol 1Top 10 class week 1
6 Comments | Report
GigiJim08 PRO+
 
GigiJim08 May 14, 2016
Wow this is really the most beautiful money in the world. I love the red in the chest. kind of that is their attraction! Congratulation s on your award!
Johnny_G_Photography
 
Johnny_G_Photography May 15, 2016
Wonderful capture! Well done and thank you for sharing it with us here on VB :-)
HaliSowle
 
HaliSowle May 15, 2016
This is such an expressive image. It tells a story as does your narrative. Congratulations!
nickcalverey
nickcalverey May 15, 2016
Thank you!
ovosphotography
 
ovosphotography May 16, 2016
great!
Roussou
 
Roussou May 23, 2016
Must have been a wonderful experience, great capture.
JoanLoBo PRO
 
JoanLoBo June 28, 2016
Incredible creatures that you captured
nickcalverey
nickcalverey June 29, 2016
Captured? They're free! ;-) But thanks!