Patrick Quillard’s (French, unknown DOB), photo of a gelada monkey; absolute winner of the Black and White Photo Awards, 2023.
From the online website of Amateur Photographer
The phototographer said:
‘Suddenly and for a brief moment, he turned towards me, looked at me intensely and I understood the full force of his dominance over his troops. It was an unforgettable moment for me, exactly what I was looking to bring out through a photograph‘.
This species is under increasing pressure for the loss of its habitat.