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Old 27th March 2008, 11:10   #2866
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pic taken after sunset in Gandipet.:(no Photoshop used)
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Old 27th March 2008, 11:20   #2867
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Very nice pic kkr2k2.
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Old 27th March 2008, 12:20   #2868
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This was sighted in my office today, it had rather long tail which it constantly held high. It is different than the usual RHESUS MACAQUE. Does anyone know the right classification?

The image is very ordinary, shot from 100ft away using my backup camera E-500 and 40-150mm. The monkey was running away by the time I pulled the camera out. Any ideas about the species?
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Old 27th March 2008, 12:22   #2869
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I think its a Langoor
I have heard that an infinite number of monkeys typing on an infinite number of keyboards can produce the entire works of shakespear.
If you can catch an infinite number of langoors, and install infinite number of PCs in office, the only raise you will need to give is an infinite number of bananas

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Old 27th March 2008, 12:26   #2870
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@Raj, i see a new signature and what are you doing about it?

Btw, thats a nice picture of the sunset. Is that using your Prosumer Fuji?
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Old 27th March 2008, 12:44   #2871
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May be it heard we have job openings. So it ran away when I tried approaching it for an interview. Geez, freshies these days have too much option.

I've heard about TCS recruiters having similar experiences with monkeys in the early 90s when I worked there.
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Old 27th March 2008, 13:27   #2872
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@Raj, i see a new signature and what are you doing about it?
anything from my side would be after 10th.

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Btw, thats a nice picture of the sunset. Is that using your Prosumer Fuji?
Yes sire. Thats all. You can see the date & time. So you can guess its taken in the manual mode. But forgot what were the settings.

Some more pics taken the same day, i will try to find them some where in the depths of my hard disk.
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Old 27th March 2008, 14:03   #2873
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@samurai - that is a Hanuman Langur ( General classification : Semnopitheaus entellus )
More about it here

I get to see a gang of these quite often in my locality. Some pics of the same are posted in post no. 2664.
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Old 27th March 2008, 14:39   #2874
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May be it heard we have job openings. So it ran away when I tried approaching it for an interview. Geez, freshies these days have too much option.

I've heard about TCS recruiters having similar experiences with monkeys in the early 90s when I worked there.
Not to make fun of TCS......somebody said TCS in the early days had a board which said "Trespassers will be recruited".

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Not to make fun of TCS......somebody said TCS in the early days had a board which said "Trespassers will be recruited".

man cant stop laughing.

is this The Official non-auto Image thread (or) The Official Joke thread???
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Not very sharp as it was very windy and I couldnt get the focus right... probably over did curves in PS.
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Not very sharp as it was very windy and I couldnt get the focus right... probably over did curves in PS.
Still it looks good.

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Old 28th March 2008, 08:56   #2878
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@mayavi- I love pics like that. In fact, i've been trying and trying, but not succeeding. brilliant stuff.
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Old 28th March 2008, 09:03   #2879
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Not very sharp as it was very windy and I couldnt get the focus right... probably over did curves in PS.
I think you achieved the right effect via composition, so the technical stuff doesn't matter that much.

Here is one I tried as an experimental sunset pic, only it doesn't have the sun, instead has sun bathing weed.
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Old 28th March 2008, 13:18   #2880
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Shot something similar on my Warangal trip.
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