Family Tree

Archival Pigment Photograph

Signed, dated, and numbered from edition of 12 on recto. Signed, titled, dated, and editioned on certificate of authenticity.

Orangutans are so expressive – or rather their expressions are so human that we relate to them far more than we relate to, say, a zebra. This makes them great fun to photograph, especially if you are alone with them. The danger often in Borneo is that they see you at the same time that they see a load of other people and then their eyes will be all over the shop.


On this occasion, far from our original location, it was just me and that made all the difference – especially with the baby. – David Yarrow