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Verreaux's Dancing Sifaka Dancing


Posted by dianarebman on Tue Sep 01, 2020 1:55 pm

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Today is World Primate Day!!  I am an avid wildlife photographer but my passion is primate photography.  This is one of my favorite photos!

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Nikon 300mm f2.8 lens with 1.7 teleconverter
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by E.J. Peiker on Tue Sep 01, 2020 2:12 pm
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This is an amazing action capture!!!
 

by Ron Day on Tue Sep 01, 2020 2:39 pm
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Top-notch image, Diana. Congratulations!
 

by Carol Clarke on Tue Sep 01, 2020 2:43 pm
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What is more appealing than a dancing Sifaka!  Wonderful action capture, Diana. 

Beautifully done - no wonder its a favourite.  :D 

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by ADKShooter on Tue Sep 01, 2020 3:49 pm
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I can certainly see why this is one of your favorites. Terrific action shot all around !!! Warren
 

by SantaFeJoe on Tue Sep 01, 2020 8:56 pm
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Great image to go along with the portrait you posted a while back. Action captured well here. I’m posting a link of them dancing like I did last time, for those unfamiliar with them:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8RiZElNNpAY

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by dianarebman on Tue Sep 01, 2020 11:57 pm
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Thanks so much for posting the video. The Berenty Reserve in Madagascar is exactly where I took this photo. That orange sand makes such a great background. The sifaka are so much fun to watch and photograph. They don't like being on the ground so they move VERY fast! Challenging but fun!
 

by clement on Wed Sep 02, 2020 3:38 am
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What a picture.. my bows
 

by Cynthia Crawford on Wed Sep 02, 2020 3:54 am
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Fantastic! I've never seen anything like it!!
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by david fletcher on Wed Sep 02, 2020 12:40 pm
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Outstanding image Diana. congratulations !!!!
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by dianarebman on Wed Sep 02, 2020 2:17 pm
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Thanks for the EP and the kind comments. It seems others enjoy the photo as much as I do!
 

by Gary Gulash on Sat Sep 05, 2020 11:17 pm
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So cool, perfect timing to catch this wonderful pose. Nice technically to match the amazing primate.
 

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Outstanding photograph.
 

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