Bonnet Macaque Portrait by Nickolay Stanev

Bonnet macaque at Bandipur National Park, India.

Canon EOS 40D
EF 70-300 f4-5.6 IS
ISO 800
1/400 sec

  1. Finished 2nd in the Primates challenge of the Natural Developments group.
  2. Finished 4th in the Animals challenge of the Closeups in Nature group.
  3. Featured in New Creations of Beautiful Color.
  4. Featured in Closeups in Nature.
  5. Featured in Primate Art.
  6. Featured in Animal Photography.


  • Sheila Smith
    Sheila Smithalmost 6 years ago

    Fabulous photograph

  • Thank you, Sheila!

    – Nickolay Stanev

  • Tainia Finlay
    Tainia Finlayalmost 6 years ago

    Beautiful, beautiful portrait Nickolay. You have captured him wonderfully.

  • Thank you so much for the comment and favorite, Tainia! :)

    – Nickolay Stanev

  • lorilee
    lorileealmost 6 years ago

    What a great face!!!!! A fabulous image!!!

  • Thanks! :)

    – Nickolay Stanev

  • Anne-Marie Bokslag
    Anne-Marie Bok...over 5 years ago

    Looks like he just had his hair done…lol! Great portrait Nickolay!

  • Hehe. A very modern haircut indeed! Thanks for stopping by. :)

    – Nickolay Stanev

  • Ruth Lambert
    Ruth Lambertover 5 years ago

  • Thanks, Ruth! I’m honored… :)

    – Nickolay Stanev

  • Evita
    Evitaover 5 years ago

    Beautiful image !!! Congratulations on your feature !!!! :D

  • Thanks, Evita.

    – Nickolay Stanev

  • Alex Mokrzycki
    Alex Mokrzyckiover 5 years ago

    great capture, congrats

  • Thank you! :)

    – Nickolay Stanev

  • Ellen van Deelen
    Ellen van Deelenabout 5 years ago

    What a beautiful image of this monkey, well done!

  • Thanks for your comment and favorite!

    – Nickolay Stanev

  • AuntieBarbie
    AuntieBarbieabout 5 years ago

    Reminds me of Einstein – smart, piercing eyes, wonderful hairdo – and is thinking about the answer before speaking.

  • Yes, he does have a very contemplative look… :) Thanks for stopping by!

    – Nickolay Stanev

  • Meg Hart
    Meg Hartabout 5 years ago

    What a wonderful face…he looks so wise (and contemplative)….and that wild hairstyle.!!….A superb portrait Nickolay….fave.

  • Thanks for your comment and favorite! Glad you like it. :)

    – Nickolay Stanev

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