Posts Tagged ‘Monkey’

Monkeys at Angkor Wat

Posted: November 1, 2010 in Travel, unposted
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I decided to spend one more day for a photo walk with a peer photography after finishing my work earlier than planned in Siem Reap. I have been to Angkor Wat for several times, yet I had paid very less attention, if not at all, on monkeys there. My last Friday day visit was different as I was with my Nikkor 80-200mm f/2.8. I got some fun with those monkeys and enjoyed shooting them as much as shooting the temple.

Monkey at Angkor Wat
Having some fun with the empty can?

Monkeys at Angkor WatCatch off-guard!!

Monkey at Angkor Wat
I swear…

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I used to dream of a fast and high-performance telephoto zoom lens that normally never comes cheap. However in the last few months I was so much in love with my ultra-wide angle lens that I hardly think of it, if not totally forgot about it. Early this month I learned from a friend of mine that I a Barang has some glasses for sale. He got 2 glasses, one of them was appealing to me due to its affordable price. The AF Nikon 80-200mm f/2.8 D ED, released since 1997. The pitfall of the lens was many fungi existed inside the lens, but luckily now they are likely gone now after I got it serviced.

Last Saturday, I was able to experience it while I was out with two other photo enthusiasts. Considering the price, I have nothing to complaint about its quality and focusing noise (the AF-S with silence motor costs a lot more). Here are some shots I got from the walk.

A small shrine at Wat Phnom A small shrine at Wat Phnom

Money at Wat Phnom Monkey at Wat Phnom