Unfortunatelly I hwent there only ine time this winter.
Next year I have to do the revenge---
They were so intimate brothres.
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npecanhuk (60996) 2014-03-08 17:57
I love those pictures with those cute monkeys!
Another interesting and attractive image you took so nicely!
TFS - congrats,
Corry (4508) 2014-03-08 19:21
Superbe prise de vue de ces deux singes qui semblent dans un beau moment de tendresse. Les couleurs sont très belles et la netteté excellente. Bien fait.
sabermonajati (8919) 2014-03-08 21:44
nice portrait you captured.
RhodieIke (11512) 2014-03-08 23:10
Ahhh, these guys are cute, I love their expressions especially the one who is grooming the other one, loads of concentration.
A delight you have captured uniquely.
Have a good week ahead,
emka (73379) 2014-03-08 23:27
Hello Takero, I was very worried not seeing you here many days. marvelous shot from Jigokudani. How cute they are. Delightful.
best regards MAlgo
jemaflor (80806) 2014-03-08 23:36
So beautiful and lovely with these monkeys, interesting attitiude and glance,good colors and nice reflections on water, well made.
jjcordier (73330) 2014-03-08 23:48
Une autre très bonne photo de ces singes des neiges prenant leur bain glacé.
danos (83093) 2014-03-08 23:50
very nice the view of the snoe monkeys and intimate brothres in the water with the close up view to be very successful.
I like the good presentation as the light and the colour management of the scene.
marina7 (8049) 2014-03-09 0:00
awesome capture! So sweet and tender, fantastic expression and mood. Love it.
Antipodean (1589) 2014-03-09 1:28
Kia ora Takero, (greetings from New Zealand),
Amazing photo. You have captured the moment perfectly - what more can one say. Cheers, Neil
jhm (135274) 2014-03-09 3:28
These picture is incredible lovely.
What a beautiful moment with these two snow monkeys.
Wonderful sharp and clear taken.
Very well done, TFS.
Have a nice Sunday,
PaulVDV (20481) 2014-03-09 3:35
Very beautiful with only their heads above water and with the reflections.
I read that these monkeys survive in the cold climate thanks to their bathing in the hot springs. But somewhere else I read that these animals only go into the water because tourists throw food in it. Do you know if this is true ?
Best regards, Paul
siudzi (32381) 2014-03-09 3:50
What a charming post in your gallery! The snow monkey series is absolutely impressive and I love it! I wish to see these great animals in their natural environment one day... Excellent image, a perfect execution as always!
Noel_Byrne (20860) 2014-03-09 5:01
Such cute little animals, another great scene in this series. As always taken with your skill in depth of field. Their little red faces look superb against the deep blue of the water.
All the best
BennyV (13546) 2014-03-09 7:00
Hello dear Takero
Terrific clos shot with great dof. Some blur and noise, but the effect is most charming. Great piece of work.
Cheers from Antwerp
carlo62 (27766) 2014-03-09 7:32
fantastico questo scambio di sguardi, molto intimo e intenso.
Un bellissimo doppio ritratto, davvero toccante.
Kamilutka (8095) 2014-03-09 7:46
I love your snow monkeys! This time it is portrait of two pals whose heads are sticking out of the water. Very pretty and full of charm and well composed. The colors are lovely balanced. Very good DOF.
Thanks for sharing
yquem46 (38382) 2014-03-09 10:49
I love your picture of these snow monkeys
One day or another i'll have to go there
very tender and touching image
federico (2169) 2014-03-09 16:27
hi takero, great shot, few days ago I watched a reportage on tv about the japanese monkeys and how they adapt to the harsh weather during the last glaciation...and then I remembered your previous photos
thanks for sharing
pili51 (795) 2014-03-09 17:06
Hello dear Takero
Another great photo from your Snow Monkey series.
Great mood and intimacy between themselves.
Delicious moment with good light and mangement...
Great work. Tfs.
photoray (10227) 2014-03-09 17:43
Another fine view of Jigokudani snow monkeys, sharp resolution detailing their facial expressions, and surrounded in blue hues.
Didi (55103) 2014-03-10 4:45
This is one of your best subjects
Very good selective setting DOF and very good lights ambiance
saxo042 (36912) 2014-03-10 12:28
A very tender and attractive picture of these monkeys. Their almost human expressions are very well captured. A very pleasant picture!
kasianowak (4948) 2014-03-19 10:59
You really made me miss Japan now! Have you seen my photo from Jigokudani:
I like the way the two snow monkeys interact in your image. The reflections and differential focusing add artistic feel to it.
adores (34462) 2014-04-05 9:28
You have a wonderful series about these monkeys, what a pity Japan is so far away:)! This is something I would really like to see. A very good portrait with good focus and reflections. I always like their expressions!
kathryn_weir (2056) 2014-04-22 3:14
Good evening Takero,
WOW! I love this shot. The shallow depth of field giving that great bokeh effect and the sharpness and rich detail. Simply exquisite. I would absolutely love to see these guys for real although I am really not a wildlife photographer at all. I can understand your sadness at only visiting once. I can imagine every visit would be splendid in capturing different subjects and interactions as you have so skilfully shown here.
- Copyright: Takero KAWABATA (bukitgolfb301) (34502)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2013-12-29
- Categories: Nature
- Camera: Canon 5D Mark‡V, Canon 28-70mm f:2.8 (L)
- Exposure: f/2.8, 1/200 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2014-03-08 16:48