Photo of the month (December 2008)

Posted by shloke 01 January 2009
Title: In Safe Hands
Location: Malawati Hill, Kuala Selangor, Malaysia
Date: 20 December 2008, 11.23am
Camera: Nikon D60 with Aperture: f/5.6, ISO Equiv.: 800

This photo was taken during my recent trip to Malawati Hill, Kuala Selangor. It was a difficult shot but I LOVE the outcome. Taking photos of silver leaf's young infant is not an easy task. Like humans, these babies are always craving for attention, crying for milk and moving all over the place. I approached this adult female discreetly - to have a really close-up shot. I was squatting when I took this shot. Initially, the baby was not even facing the camera lens. I guess patient is very important. I waited, waited and waited until the photo opportunity is there. I snapped sequence of pictures of this infant and all of them turn out to be some really nice pictures.


  1. Anonymous Says:
  2. I recently came across your blog and have been reading along. I thought I would leave my first comment. I don't know what to say except that I have enjoyed reading. Nice blog. I will keep visiting this blog very often.


  3. shloke Says:
  4. Thanks you Betty for visitng my blog!!!

    Note to all visitors: I just started a new job. Taking some time to adjust myself. I'll be updating new collection by next weekend...hopefully

    Happy New Year!

  5. RunWitMe Says:
  6. Hi Mylo! I agree that it is very difficult to get the baby shots. I love your blog and have put you in my fave link.

    Here's my attempt to shoot the Silver Leaf Monkey Baby.

  7. shloke Says:
  8. @ RunwitMe,

    Hi!! Thanks for da kind compliments :) P.A.T.I.E.N.T is da word to capture those shots.

    By the way, I checked out your flickrs collection. Great series there!! You ust be a well traveled person - 25 cities!!! I LOVE to travel abroad again!!! I need money...and I mean lots of them!!

    Thank you again for visiting my blog and taking time to see those pictures!!

    Gonna update my blog this coming weekend.

    Happy New Year and cheers!

  9. cheers!

    hows your form 1-2 work? R they controllable enough?????

    Anyways Happy new year!


  10. shloke Says:
  11. @Roke,

    So far so good.


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