Image of the Week

Each week we choose 4 of our favourite images that have been submitted to our hashtag #jessopsmoment on Instagram and put them to the public vote to find out who’ll be crowned our Jessops Image of the Week! 

This week’s image, as voted for by our followers on Facebook, Instagram & Twitter is New Friendships Part II by @aikmacee Alexandra.

Continue reading for the inspiration behind Alexandra’s photo and equipment that they used.

“The equipment i used was a Canon 700D & 55-200mm Canon Lens.

 

This was my first visit to Paradise Wildlife Park in Hertfordshire since I was child, so I was very excited to see all the new and familiar animals on show. One of my favourite childhood animals to check out was the meerkats, so I was very pleased to see the enclosure was pretty much how I remembered too. The main feature is a big mound in the middle, that children can go in and see the meerkats up close. This is where I spotted this little guy having a bit of a sunbathe on the top. He then finally got up to inspect his surroundings - this is when I took the photo.

To finish, I like to add a little whimsy to my work when possible and the golden afternoon light and his curious look was perfect for it.”

You can view more of Alexandra’s work here: @aikmacee

If you’d like to see one of your images featured here, then remember to keep tagging us using #jessopsmoment on our Facebook and Instagram.

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