As I was out looking for eagles to photograph in the beautiful evening sunlight in Homer, Alaska, I found two sea otters swimming around in the Homer Marina. As I watched them I realized they were cleaning themselves in preparation for bed. After about an hour of washing, licking, swimming and snuggling, they finally fell asleep floating on their backs near each other.
Adjustments to cropping, shadows and highlights, noise reduction, sharpening, contrast, exposure and spot removal.
Nikon D3s, Nikon 500mm lens