She(or he) is guessed to be 0.5 year old, as a Japanese mokey is born in Summer. This cold season is the first time for her(or him). What she(or he) think about whiling bathing in the comfortable hot spring?
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sabermonajati (8831) 2013-01-21 20:18
excellent portrait you captured.
emka (72254) 2013-01-21 23:47
Hi Takero, Snow monkeys! Such a wonderful heartwarming photo. She/he has beautiful sad eyes. Excellent shot.
I plan to got to Australia.
Kamilutka (8085) 2013-01-22 1:30
Good morning Takero,
this sereis is so heart warming. I love these lovely monkey faces obviously properly relaxing and enjoying their bath. From the lense you use I see that you were able to approach tem quite closely. Great portrait with superb colors and composition.
Thanks for sharing!
Miguel82 (19372) 2013-01-22 7:32
Hope everything is ok
A rare species looks like rhesus of south and south east asia
Great close up
During winter they have to good in hot springs
good sharpness, fine colors
mkamionka (29153) 2013-01-22 8:52
this is so beautiful! Excellent portrait with perfectly sharp baby monkey and blurred everything else. It has such pretty eyes. In spite of its young age it makes a serious look here.
Very well captured!
A real master piece!
Cricri (100341) 2013-01-22 9:02
Tout mignon avec ces grand yeux perdu dans ces pensées!! j'aime sa couleur et ces poils comme s'il avait un bonnet d'hiver, belle image
prashantprabhu (215) 2013-01-22 9:59
lovely expression captured :)
Guess you could enhance the eyes in postprocessing? Just a thought :)
Romano46 (16578) 2013-01-22 10:21
Una foto molto bells nella quale la tecnica fa la sua parte ma la cui bellezza sta essenzialmente nell'aversaputo cogliere un attimo di grande espressività.
I miei complimenti
ourania (25508) 2013-01-22 12:24
Hello dear Takero,
this is a stunning and captivating portrait of a little monkey that really seems to be thinking... Its features and glance have been rendered with striking sharpness and its vivid colours make it stand out superbly amid a blurry but recognizable environment. Your approach and light management are brilliant. Congratulations and thank you!
All the best, have a lovely day,
brianmcc (6005) 2013-01-22 14:19
you have composed this perfectly and captured a wonderful expression on the face of the monkey. lovely colours which are very natural and attractive. the background is blurred to good effect and the main subject pin sharp. a lovely image.
have a lovely evening,
ACL1978 (7463) 2013-01-22 18:23
These portraits have all been wonderful, Takero, but this one is really outstanding - just beautiful, with this cute little monkey peeking over the wall. Individual droplets are visible in the fur, with such a delicate DOF that her paws are blurred, putting all of the focus on her tiny face. Adorable!
marabu61 (7213) 2013-01-23 1:22
Konichiwa Takero san
What a cute and adorable little fellow you got yourself in front of your lens. He/she really seems to reflect at what life will hold in store for him/her or is it simply that he/she is fed up with winter and wants to get out of the tub as any youngster allways will.
The snow monkeys of Japan are on my bucket list for some time now and your great portrait just revives my wish.
The perfect DOF lets one really concentrate on his huge eyes.
have a great day
npecanhuk (60160) 2013-01-23 16:03
I love it!
Sharp fg, blurred bg, exposure, colors, chosen pov and composition are all great photo qualities!
TFS - congrats,
Noel_Byrne (20085) 2013-01-24 5:17
What an expression :) he is an incredibly cute little creature, and really looks like hs enjoying the hot springs, and in these weather conditions, who wouldnt! Brilliant control over the depth of field to highlight the little fellow perfectly!
All the best
Afsanehbagheri (3206) 2013-01-24 9:43
Hello my friend
Excellent composition with good light and beautiful clarity
barni (15747) 2013-01-24 13:39
Une profondeur de champs parfaitement gérée. Magnifique image.
Bluejeans (64247) 2013-01-25 5:51
Ola Takero ,
Uma bela foto destes macacos da neve dentro destes lagos de agua quente , bons detalhes e cores, parabéns!!
Um abraço Gonçalo
siudzi (31777) 2013-01-25 11:32
Oh, she looks so cute! So nice that you decided to share with us with more shots from this outstanding series. Perfectly executed work. Like it a lot!!!
adores (33924) 2013-01-27 16:10
Great portrait of the little monkey:)! He seems so sad! I like the expression a lot and the focus is also very good, leaving the other two monkeys in the blurred background.
luciola (2816) 2013-02-03 3:41
This is a very interesting pets. It suits them very warm swimming pool.
macjake (51374) 2013-02-03 4:33
how could anyone resist taking photo's of these monkeys as they enjoy the hot bath.
they all seem to love it.
the eyes steal the show here :)
- Copyright: Takero KAWABATA (bukitgolfb301) (34250)
- Genre: People
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2012-01-09
- Categories: Nature
- Camera: Canon 5D Mark‡V, Canon 28-70mm f:2.8 (L)
- Exposure: f/5.0, 1/200 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2013-01-21 18:45