Uganda's Impenetrable Forest on Rarlo

There is something unique about photography that sets it apart from most other art forms. Most art, whether it’s a painting, a film or a music composition, is often created over a period of time. Photography though, in its simplest form, takes place in a fraction of a second. Months of planning, research, and travel can go into capturing that fraction of a second, and much can happen after during post-processing, but the exact moment of pressing down on the shutter to get the desired shot, is so quick you could miss it. This series of photos is a collection of those moments. Months of planning, research and preparation for a trip into the middle of Uganda’s Impenetrable Forest, all led up to standing just a few feet from wild Silverback mountain gorillas…

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Alex Lostak