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    Monkey swipes Canon DSLR for self-portraits

    http://www.digitaltrends.com/photogr...elf-portraits/

    Monkey swipes Canon DSLR for self-portraits


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    A professional wildlife photographer got quite a surprise when a curious primate took several hundred self portraits with his equipment.

    David J. Slater, a native of Gloucestershire, was wandering around Indonesia in a national park when a mischievous black-crested macaque snatched his camera equipment and became enthralled with the reflection in the camera lens, as reported by The Telegraph. Slater shoots wildlife with a Canon EOS 5D Mark II and Canon EOS 40D, thus the DSLR lens was large enough for a clear reflection...

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    Thanks for posting Steely Dan! My husband, who is a photographer, is going to love this story!

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    ty SD, I so needed this this morning. My attitude has been in sore need of adjustment. As usual, you were just the man for the job.

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    Here's another article with a couple more shots he took;

    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/news...p-himself.html

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    Those are great pics. They made me smile. Thanks Steely!



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