The Lozarithm Lens

By lozarithm

Marwell Wildlife

Yesterday I had one of those rather significant birthdays, and I chose to spend it at the zoo. Mr & Mrs Spotlight Kid and I went to Marwell Wildlife centre, one I had not visited before, and I spent a couple of hours clicking away on my K-x using the 50-200mm zoom, learning more about the camera and about animal photography.

I got shots of leopards, cheetahs, rhinos, red pandas, servals, zebras (see Extra) and all sorts, of distinctly amateur standard, but my favourite shot was of this antelope (at least I think it is an antelope - I don't remember which kind; there were so many breeds of "even-toed ungulate species", as Wikipedia describes them, that I rather lost track).

More photos from this shoot are on Flickr (three at time of writing, more to follow in June as I've reached my limit for this month).

L.
24.5.2010

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