I just returned from a Silverback Gorilla trek and a Mountain Chimpanzee trek in different parts of Uganda. After a friend reviewed the images, she reminded me of Ansel Adams statement that “There are always two people in every picture: the photographer and the viewer.”
Whenever I record an image I wonder about how my presence impacts the outcome… In this case, the Great Ape across from my lens.
The image above and these directly below, are Silverback Mountain Gorillas. They live in the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in Uganda. It is a UNDESCO World Heritage Site. [Each image can be clicked on and enlarged- if you click it twice, it will go to full size.]
The picture below and the following matrix of pictures, are Chimpanzees living in the Kibale National Park in the rain forest of Uganda.