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Beach photographer

Posted by Bruce Kahl on February 21, 2004

In Reply to: Beach photographer posted by Miri Barak on February 21, 2004

: Hello

: I'm translating a series about chimps.
: It is said about one of them:

: "He used to be in a circus and he was a prop for a beach photographer. When he arrived in 1987, he was quite aggressive because of his painful teeth".

: They are talking about a chimp that was saved and brought to a park.

: My question: what doen it mean a beach photographer, could the chimp be a prop?
: and how are his teeth related to that?

: I'm afraid of doing a big mistake.

: Most grateful - miri

A beach photographer is a photographer who takes pictures of things located on a beach.
Maybe he/she works for a cruise ship company or a hotel and uses a chimp as part of the background in a photo shoot.
A professional beach photographer has experience in dealing with ocean salt, reflections of light from the water, breezes etc and will work at his craft maybe a little more efficiently than a general photographer.