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Pappy flower sea
Halloween
Turkeys on Cape Cod
Spiral
Moon NYC
Same Same, But Different
Protect Me
Pivot
Just Born
Following Me, Following You
Flying With Eagles
Flirting
Emily
Fanciful Archway at the Red Fort in Agra, India
View from Inside the Mosque at the Taj Mahal
Motel DeSoto Sign
Sunset Cape Cod Bay
Last Light
Let it Go
Leaf veins captured through a setting sun: White Mountains, New Hampshire
Lion in the African bush, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
The Taj Mahal as Seen from the Red Fort
15th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Flying With Eagles

Myself and a friend magically stumbled across ~30 eagle rays (Aetobatus narinari) in less than 30ft of water. The rays past us several times allowing us to free dive with them, almost accepting us as part of their fever. These rays are known for their shy, yet curious personalities and on this special dive we were able to engage their curiosity enough to capture some rare images of over 28 rays flying together. As free divers the lack of bubbles and disturbance in the water meant we gained their trust, they accepted our presence and allowed us close enough to become part of their world and group, if only for a moment.

TAGS: Bahamas, Nature, Wildlife

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Miami, Florida, United States of America
Member since 2017
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© Annie Guttridge.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 01.2017
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Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Oct. 29, 2017, 10:51 p.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D7100
Focal Length: 10mm
Shutter Speed: 1/250
Aperture: f13
ISO: ISO450
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