Bwindi Mountain Gorilla photo receives 500px Editors Choice

Three years after visiting the Nkuringo mountain gorilla group in Bwindi Impenetrable forest in Uganda, one of the pictures was selected by 500px editors for their Editor’s Choice collection. Located in the animals section, this picture of Karibu – a male Bwindi Mountain Gorilla (Gorilla gorilla beringei) blackback – is surrounded by works of the best photographers around.

500px editors choice - Bwindi Mountain Gorilla

500px editors choice – Mountain Gorilla in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, Uganda

Find the picture here on 500px: Eye Contact – Mountain Gorilla on 500px

Details of the handheld shot without flash:

So far the picture has now been viewed 9623 times with 700 likes and 421 faves although receiving almost no notice when originally posted.

If you want to know more about the Nkuringo group in Bwindi visit the Bwindi National Park website.