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Firing A Musket
A young monk peers outside the doors of a cafe in Boudha, Nepal.
Bus Stop Bollywood
Blocking the Trail
Paddle
Dawn Approach
Power Slap
Amazon Village
Fin Slap
Pigeons surround the Boudhanath stupa in the early morning hours.
Humpbacks in Monochrome
On the Brink
Effervescence
A Buddhist monk at Boudhanath Stupa, Nepal.
Humpback Portrait
Nighttime on the River
Xmas tree
Humpbacks in Monochrome
Desert Cross
Tailspin
Pink Palace
Wandering Jack
Soundside Lightning
16th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
On the Brink

The ocean’s health is at the mercy of the decisions we make. In this picture, I was able to capture the moment just before a young humpback whale breaks through the surface of the water. The poignant moment, frozen in time, is symbolic to the beguilingly quiet crossroad of the ocean's fate.

TAGS: Portrait, Tonga

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Singapore, Singapore
Member since 2017
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© WAI HOE MOK.
All rights reserved.
Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 09.2016
Total Views: 13
Filed Under: Natural World
Camera Information
Date Uploaded: Nov. 20, 2018, 11:24 p.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Focal Length: 15mm
Shutter Speed: 1/500
Aperture: f10
ISO: ISO250
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PHOTO LOCATION Vava'u, Tonga