This image is of Japanese macaques in the Jigokudani Valley of central Japan congregate in the hot-spring pools where they keep warm and socialise. This youngster becomes increasingly drowsy and eventually closed its eyes. You can read the full story behind the shot and find out more about Jasper in our interview with him here.
This photography image is available in either exhibition Giclée final art print or Lambda C-Type print. Both types of finish are available unframed or in a hand-crafted hardwood frame.
Travel Photographer of the Year is one of the leading international photography awards, of which StaaG® is a proud sponsor. The StaaG® Collection is a selection of these photography images available as prints.
This particular image taken by Jasper Doest was the joint winner in the Portfolio - Wild Stories category 2013.
© Jasper Doest/Travel Photographer of the Year