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Humpback whale breaching in front of an audience off Kawaihae, Hawaii
The Whale
Humpback Whale Breaching
Minke whale with newborn
North Atlantic Right Whale
Tailspin
A Whale Shark feeds at the surface
Whale Shark Photobomb (Darwin Island, Galapagos)
Swim Until You Can't See Land
Eye to Eye
Jonah
Tall Tales
Animal Magnetism
Water in a Well
A Humpback Whale is breaching
Whale in the saint laurent
Breaching Humpback
Mum and calf
Whale silhouette
16th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Whale Shark Photobomb (Darwin Island, Galapagos)

When you have an animal as large as a whale shark, they can move quickly and change direction even faster. I didn’t realize I would be so close to this shark until she turned, and suddenly she was right next to me. I kept swimming alongside her, and was completely mesmerized.

TAGS: Diving, Ecuador, Galapagos, Shark, Underwater, Whale

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Boulder, Colorado, United States of America
Member since 2017
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Copyright:
© Lindsey Dougherty.
All rights reserved.
Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 06.2017
Filed Under: Natural World
Camera Information
Date Uploaded: Nov. 14, 2018, 4:41 p.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
Focal Length: 14mm
Shutter Speed: 1/100
Aperture: f4
ISO: ISO100
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PHOTO LOCATION Puerto Ayora, Ecuador