Golden Lion Tamarin by Yannik Hay
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  • Featured on Explore on 2012-02-05
  • Featured in Amazing Wildlife on 2011-05-31
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  • Featured in Closeups in Nature on the 2011-01-31

The Golden Lion Tamarin (Leontopithecus rosalia, Portuguese: Mico-leão Dourado) also known as Golden Marmoset, is a small New World monkey of the family Callitrichidae. Native to the Atlantic coastal forests of Brazil, the Golden Lion Tamarin is an endangered species with an estimated wild population of “more than 1,000 individuals” and a captive population maintained at approximately. ref: Wikipedia

Post Processing: Vignetting and my own texture added.
Captured at the Montreal’s Biodôme at the photomeet with RB friends:
John44, Manon (eyelife), Mike, Jacinthe and Pierre Frigon.

Location: Biodôme, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Date: 2010-12-28
Canon EOS 1D Mark IV
ISO: 800
Shutter Priority: 1/200 sec
Aperture: F/2.8
Metering Mode: Evaluative
Copyright: Yannik Hay
Lens: Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM@200mm
Photoshop CS5 32 bits for Mac – Camera Raw 6.3

Started photography in 1975.
Took photography classes.
Learned black and white dark room.
Did the transition to digital in 2005.
Learned a few post-processing programs and made my choice to Photoshop and Lightroom.

I like to shoot wildlife, birds, macro, landscapes and street photography to name a few.

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Comments

  • polly470
    polly470about 4 years ago

    Yannik…I love these amazing little animals so much!!! Even though we are ruining their environment, they adapt well to man made environmental homes..which is good news!!!
    Hugs,
    P
    xx

  • Thank you very much dear Polly for the compliment. Sorry for the late response. Take care :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • Mike Oxley
    Mike Oxleyabout 4 years ago

    What a wee beauty, Yannik! Lovely capture and processing. I didn’t see this little guy when we were there.

  • Thank you very much dear Mike for the compliment. Sorry for the late response. He was hidden in the trees. Take care :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • JUSTART
    JUSTARTabout 4 years ago

    great shot

  • Thank you very much dear Sylvia for the compliment. Sorry for the late response. Take care :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • Jacinthe Brault
    Jacinthe Braultabout 4 years ago

    Great shot Yannik. He was definitely looking straight at you!

  • Merci beacoup Jacinthe pour le compliment. Désolée pour la réponse tardive. Bonne journée :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • rasim1
    rasim1about 4 years ago

    Excellent shot.

  • Thank you very much for the great reaction and for the fav :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • John44
    John44about 4 years ago

    Well this is so well taken and handled Sis
    A tres joliet personne :-)
    FAV
    Frere

  • Merci beaucoup cher frère :) Take care :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • mscornwall
    mscornwallabout 4 years ago

    great shot :) xxx

  • Thank you very much for the compliment. Sorry for the late response. Take care :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • SharonD
    SharonDabout 4 years ago

    Wonderful capture Yan.

  • Thank you very much dear Sharon for the compliment. Sorry for the late response. Take care :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • eppixx
    eppixxabout 4 years ago

    Amazing shot! As if I’m looking at NatGeo magazine. Congrats! D.

  • Thank you very much for this great compliment. Sorry for the late response. Take care :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • Trish Meyer
    Trish Meyerabout 4 years ago

    Beautifully captured Yan!
    They are so lovely and not the easiest to photograph, well done !

  • Thank you very much for the great reaction and for the fav :)

    – Yannik Hay

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