Even before we went online as Mouselemur on DeviantArt, we thoroughly enjoyed taking photos at zoos. Of course, taking photos for your own entertainment proved to be very different from sharing our photos with others. Our own standards for what we wanted to share with this amazing community changed, and we like to think that we improved as well.
Since considerate time and effort goes to taking these photos - not to mention a lot of love for these animals and the memories attached to the moments caught on film - our photos are copyrighted and are not per definition stock.
This does not mean you're not allowed to use our photos as a reference, or perhaps a photomanipulation. We ask nothing more of you than to simply ask our permission to use a photo before you do so, crediting and linking back to our page.
In truth, it's really rewarding and a true compliment to see the talented artists who have asked for our permission to use one of our photos, and went ahead to make stun