Over the holidays I spent an afternoon at the Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle with my girlfriend. I still find it strange to have such a large zoo in the middle of a residential area in the heart of Seattle.
It was a good place to try out the new zoom lens (a 55-300mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR) I recently picked up. I normally wouldn’t consider this kind of lens since it breaks my lens purchase rule of nothing slower than f2.8 but I’ve been doing more and more outdoor photography lately and the price was just too good to pass up.
Here’s some of my favourite photos from the visit:
Not the best photo since it was shot through glass, but I think it was funny that he was licking his lips as he approached me and then turned around and peed directly on the window in front of us…