16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Altered Images
A Mother’s Embrace

A peaceful baby macaque snuggled up to its Mom’s body for warmth. My eye was drawn to the coarser texture of the mother’s grey fur against her baby’s face and the finer yellow fur of the baby.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 02.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2018
Photo Location: Jigokudani, Japan
Camera: Canon EOS-1D X Mark II
Copyright: © Vicki Santello