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16th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Playing With the Wave

A baby humpback whale rolls and plays in the waters of Tonga. His energy was infinite. It was an unforgettable beauty.

This photo is a finalist in the Natural World category of our 16th Annual Photo Contest. See all 60 finalists here.

TAGS: Humpback, Tonga

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Kitakami, Japan
Member since 2017
Awards
Photo of the Day: 03.05.19 Editors' Pick Finalist
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© reiko takahashi.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 10.2018
Total Views: 9560
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 2, 2018, 4:05 p.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D810
Focal Length: 15mm
Shutter Speed: 1/320
Aperture: f13
ISO: ISO450
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