Swimming Monkey

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© Will Burrard-Lucas
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Photo Info
UploadedApril 9, 2008
TakenApril 11, 2007
ModelCanon EOS-1D Mark II
Exposure1/640 sec at f/2.8
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length300 mm
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A monkey swimming in the geothermal hot springs, Japan.

For more of my photos... www.willbl.com

105 responses

  • Tinypixi

    Tinypixi gave props (9 Apr 2008):

    Excellent shot!

  • Nelson Campbell

    Nelson Campbell (Deleted) gave props (9 Apr 2008):

    Incredible catch!

  • Weronika Suchodolska

    Weronika Suchodolska gave props (9 Apr 2008):

    its fantastic, love the moment.

  • Rogerio de Freitas

    Rogerio de Freitas said (9 Apr 2008):

    Great shot!

  • Weronika Suchodolska

    Weronika Suchodolska said (9 Apr 2008):

    just voted, good luck, waiting for publication :)

  • Sherry

    Sherry gave props (9 Apr 2008):

    you have a vote from me too. love it. looks quite human :-)

  • Brian Hagy

    Brian Hagy (Deleted) gave props (9 Apr 2008):

    nice action shot!

  • Michele Cox

    Michele Cox said (9 Apr 2008):

    Heehee... he doesn't look to happy that he's swimming!
    Excellent capture!

  • Nenad Djedovic

    Nenad Djedovic gave props (9 Apr 2008):

    Very nice shot !!!

  • marshall

    marshall gave props (9 Apr 2008):

    this is freaky. never seen anything like it!

  • Amy Evenson

    Amy Evenson gave props (9 Apr 2008):

    Incredible shot - great capture!

  • Iso

    Iso gave props (10 Apr 2008):

    very nice action shoot !

  • coree coppinger

    coree coppinger gave props (10 Apr 2008):


  • Audrey Kanekoa-Madrid

    Audrey Kanekoa-Madrid (Deleted) gave props (10 Apr 2008):


  • Mitra

    Mitra said (10 Apr 2008):

    In a category this difficult its so easy to vote for your photo

  • Dingo Core

    Dingo Core gave props (10 Apr 2008):

    Awesome! he looks like an old man.

  • Jatin Solanki

    Jatin Solanki gave props (11 Apr 2008):

    really great..

  • Hector Ortiz

    Hector Ortiz gave props (11 Apr 2008):

    this is it.... awesome,,,, perfect.... amazing.... capture...

  • Sjon Blackwell

    Sjon Blackwell said (11 Apr 2008):

    This rocks

  • Natalie Franco

    Natalie Franco (Deleted) gave props (12 Apr 2008):

    A captivating capture :)

  • Jose Vásquez

    Jose Vásquez said (12 Apr 2008):


  • Ron Lodi

    Ron Lodi gave props (12 Apr 2008):

    very unusual

  • Christopher Dael

    Christopher Dael said (12 Apr 2008):


  • DarKat

    DarKat gave props (13 Apr 2008):

    ahahahah, fantastic shot!

  • Loree McComb

    Loree McComb   said (13 Apr 2008):

    WOW - fabulous capture

  • Nancy Brooks

    Nancy Brooks gave props (13 Apr 2008):

    Excellent Shot!

  • Lori Ann Morris

    Lori Ann Morris said (13 Apr 2008):

    this is cool as heck! Awesome shot!

  • Elizabeth Fleming

    Elizabeth Fleming said (14 Apr 2008):

    Such an amazing sense of light and focus, almost an eerie quality to it. Wonderful image.

  • Matt Burrard-Lucas

    Matt Burrard-Lucas said (14 Apr 2008):

    Simply awesome... the circular spray of water so nice!

  • Roland Cmorik

    Roland Cmorik said (15 Apr 2008):

    wooow great capture - got my vote ;)

  • Jay Surfs

    Jay Surfs gave props (15 Apr 2008):

    Awesome dude.

  • Agus Achmadyana

    Agus Achmadyana gave props (15 Apr 2008):

    exellent shot

  • dean zulich

    dean zulich said (15 Apr 2008):

    Great stuff mate,

  • Carlos Bohorquez Nassar

    Carlos Bohorquez Nassar gave props (15 Apr 2008):

    awesome timing man, great job!

  • Will Burrard-Lucas

    Will Burrard-Lucas said (19 Apr 2008):

    thanks for all the comments and yeahs guys :)

  • Erik Kozlowski

    Erik Kozlowski said (20 Apr 2008):

    Who doesn't like monkeys? Nice shot, you have my vote.

  • Pongamart Suttipongkanasai

    Pongamart Suttipongkanasai said (21 Apr 2008):

    great time - great shot!

  • Portia Söderberg

    Portia Söderberg (Deleted) gave props (21 Apr 2008):


  • Virgilio Rodriguez Jr

    Virgilio Rodriguez Jr gave props (22 Apr 2008):

    Sweet shot!!!

  • Vicenç !!!

    Vicenç !!! gave props (22 Apr 2008):

    Bravo! my vote

  • Laurie Search

    Laurie Search gave props (22 Apr 2008):

    Just amazing

  • Radhika ...!!

    Radhika ...!! said (23 Apr 2008):

    just the right moment! Lovely pic!

  • Atreyee Bhattacharya

    Atreyee Bhattacharya gave props (23 Apr 2008):

    Al right...here is the thing ..its not fit for this theme..its fit for a Nat geo cover.That is all I can say of this.Fantastic

  • Lk Murphy

    Lk Murphy said (23 Apr 2008):

    What can I say that hasn't been said already? Incredible. I'm wondering where this is?

  • Roberts Birze

    Roberts Birze gave props (24 Apr 2008):


  • Anthony Neste

    Anthony Neste (Deleted) said (24 Apr 2008):

    this was in Nat Geo years ago they did a story about monkeys at this same hot springs....good shot..

  • Chua Siew Peng(cherlyn)

    Chua Siew Peng(cherlyn) gave props (27 Apr 2008):

    Gorgeous sharpness of a perfect moment. My vote.

  • Farras Abdelnour

    Farras Abdelnour gave props (27 Apr 2008):

    Amazing shot. The monkey looks so human

  • Lisa Slifko

    Lisa Slifko gave props (28 Apr 2008):

    Absolutely wonderful capture !!

  • Nicole Slaughter

    Nicole Slaughter gave props (29 Apr 2008):

    This is such a captivating shot, looks almost human... he appears so sad in this photo. This is truly and amazing and awesome capture. You have my vote... This deserves publication for sure..

  • chris wigmore

    chris wigmore gave props (2 May 2008):

    such a great expression, so human, and the spray of water is great

  • Ernie Barreto

    Ernie Barreto gave props (3 May 2008):


  • Anna Chipman

    Anna Chipman gave props (3 May 2008):

    Freaking AWESOME!

  • Annie Lovgren

    Annie Lovgren gave props (3 May 2008):

    Amazing shot!

  • Ken McElroy

    Ken McElroy gave props (3 May 2008):

    Frozen moment that's well captured. I think I know that guy!

  • Steven Losco

    Steven Losco (Deleted) said (4 May 2008):

    Great shot! I love monkeys and this shot is really nice with the water movement!

  • Heather R

    Heather R said (4 May 2008):

    ahahaha this is funny... i like

  • Cherie Lee

    Cherie Lee said (8 May 2008):

    What a fabulous shot! Well done.

  • Nicolás Uribe

    Nicolás Uribe said (10 May 2008):

    This HAS to make it into the mag...

  • manjeet jadeja

    manjeet jadeja gave props (12 May 2008):

    awesome timing - nice expression

  • Rafal Soltysek

    Rafal Soltysek said (16 May 2008):

    Great !!!

  • Bruce Kennedy

    Bruce Kennedy said (19 May 2008):


  • Liza Amato

    Liza Amato gave props (24 May 2008):

    Incredible shot, vtd.

  • Travis Lowry

    Travis Lowry gave props (26 May 2008):

    amazing capture for sure

  • Emily J. Reynolds

    Emily J. Reynolds gave props (30 May 2008):

    great shot! nice job getting the eyes so sharp too

  • Marek Troszczynski

    Marek Troszczynski gave props (1 Jun 2008):

    Amazing shot!

  • Quelalter

    Quelalter said (4 Jun 2008):

    really a great shot

  • Jay Mody

    Jay Mody gave props (17 Jul 2008):

    Congratulations Will..... for making it to the magazine !!!!

  • Will Burrard-Lucas

    Will Burrard-Lucas said (18 Jul 2008):

    Thanks Jay... i got quite a shock as i scrolled through the preview!

  • Bronwyn B

    Bronwyn B gave props (26 Jul 2008):

    Congrats on being published! It's a really fantastic shot!

  • Eric Finster

    Eric Finster (Deleted) gave props (8 Aug 2008):

    Awesome, Rocks, Superb and Impressive!

  • Janice Mezzacappa

    Janice Mezzacappa (Deleted) gave props (8 Aug 2008):

    My favorite shot... so human, the action is just perfect! Fantastic job!

  • M.S. White

    M.S. White said (9 Aug 2008):

    I thought this was very good and i am not surprised it got published. Congrats!

  • Steven Goranitis

    Steven Goranitis gave props (9 Aug 2008):

    Awesome, really, really awesome

  • Ray Kenn

    Ray Kenn gave props (10 Aug 2008):

    Excellent timing!

  • Matteo Freddi

    Matteo Freddi gave props (2 Sep 2008):

    Great timing!

  • Robin Khan

    Robin Khan said (8 Sep 2008):

    Wow that looked like an amazing moment

  • *  Tracey Boutote *

    * Tracey Boutote * (Deleted) gave props (8 Nov 2008):

    another absolutely amazing capture. Great Work!!!

  • judy fouse

    judy fouse gave props (16 Nov 2008):

    The eyes are so expressive--almost human and so wise.

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham (Deleted) gave props (25 Nov 2008):

    Amazing shot. Congratulations.

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes gave props (28 Nov 2008):

    Wow, Will, this is unbelievable. You captured so much emotion.

  • Ognjen Karabegović

    Ognjen Karabegović gave props (10 Dec 2008):


  • Diane Jefferies

    Diane Jefferies gave props (13 Dec 2008):

    wow is all i can say.well done

  • Lill-Veronica Skoglund

    Lill-Veronica Skoglund (Deleted) said (13 Dec 2008):

    Great shot!

  • jdesigns4u

    jdesigns4u (Deleted) gave props (14 Dec 2008):

    wow man that's just great

  • Allison K

    Allison K (Deleted) gave props (20 Jan 2009):

    Wow- amazing shot!

  • Alexandru Iedu

    Alexandru Iedu gave props (31 Jan 2009):

    EXCELLENT +++ congratulation ... Greetingas from Romania, Alexandru

  • Brian Fitzsimmons

    Brian Fitzsimmons gave props (25 Apr 2009):

    perfect shot!

  • Aaron Colorado

    Aaron Colorado said (25 Apr 2009):

    You caught nice moment. Nice done

  • Aaron Mythen

    Aaron Mythen gave props (31 May 2009):

    Fantasic shot well captured!!!

  • Francis Marquez

    Francis Marquez said (7 Jul 2009):

    splendid catch!

  • bonnie pelton

    bonnie pelton gave props (4 Aug 2009):

    AMAZING !!

  • Leanne Silva

    Leanne Silva gave props (7 Dec 2009):

    He looks so much like an old man!

  • Carol Arntsen Masiak

    Carol Arntsen Masiak gave props (21 Dec 2009):

    so amazing - wow!

  • Nizar Fakhoury

    Nizar Fakhoury said (27 Dec 2009):

    Incredible work Will

  • Adam Reilly

    Adam Reilly said (10 Jan 2010):

    Amazing capture!

  • Nancy Berman

    Nancy Berman gave props (31 Mar 2010):

    WOW - and does he or she ever look human, too!

  • Daniel LaBelle

    Daniel LaBelle gave props (26 Apr 2010):

    Good job capturing the moment!

  • Epin Hervin

    Epin Hervin gave props (7 Jan 2011):

    chimp... I mean, champ

  • Merike Mäll

    Merike Mäll gave props (24 Mar 2011):

    suurepärane foto-hea võte

  • Rami­r Delgado

    Rami­r Delgado said (11 Nov 2012):

    Excellent !

  • Saroj Swain

    Saroj Swain gave props (17 Mar 2013):

    Congrats for this great shot published....

  • Imee Lemley

    Imee Lemley gave props (19 May 2013):


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