WPY 2015

Photograph Details

Winner 2015

Special Award: People's Choice

Thomas Vijayan, India

A swinging time

Whilst on safari in India, these grey langurs caught Thomas’s attention. As the evening light fell, he watched mesmerized as a small langur came down from a branch and used the tails of two others to swing.

Technical specification

Nikon D4 + 300mm lens; 1/1250 sec at f5.6; ISO 1000.


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