stephencoppinger
stephencoppinger

Seal Cape Palliser May-2013

Cape Palliser is the Southernmost point of the North Island of New Zealand, with its own lighthouse. The seal colony is nearby and this majestic beast was clear...
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Cape Palliser is the Southernmost point of the North Island of New Zealand, with its own lighthouse. The seal colony is nearby and this majestic beast was clearly posing for me!
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18 Comments | Report
Minediie
 
Minediie December 29, 2013
WOW :)
polynator
 
polynator March 24, 2014
Such a noble looking seal!
brentmorris PRO
 
brentmorris April 21, 2014
Superb capture
Capture-Life
 
Capture-Life April 21, 2014
Aaawww i SOOO love this !! soo stinkin' CUTE !!
laurenkaymyers PRO
 
laurenkaymyers April 22, 2014
Fantastic capture! Breathtaking!!!
alexjevon
 
alexjevon September 04, 2015
That's a tumultuous sea behind. He's going to get knocked off that rock at any moment.
sharonmeyers
 
sharonmeyers October 30, 2015
Great photo.
kiwidragonfly PRO
 
kiwidragonfly November 04, 2015
Wonderfully captured Stephen. I really should make more effort to visit Palliser more often.
arnoldgum PRO
 
arnoldgum April 30, 2016
Magnificent contrast against the waves!
Badgrandad PRO+
 
Badgrandad May 31, 2016
Awsome image, I trust you and your gear survived those rolling waves in trhe background, Rod
netwolf56
 
netwolf56 June 05, 2016
Very Kool!!
occasionalclimber PRO
 
occasionalclimber December 10, 2016
Great conditions for this one - really brings out the ruggedness of this bit of coast
fernridge
 
fernridge January 09, 2017
congrats on contest finalist in the battle - awesome shot!
luciegagnon
 
luciegagnon April 06, 2017
A superb image and subject.
stephencoppinger
 
stephencoppinger April 09, 2017
Thanks so much!
edrobson Premium
 
edrobson July 04, 2017
Such an awesome capture.
adriankobsin PRO+
 
adriankobsin April 08, 2018
Congrats ! Super composition.
danicleeland Premium
 
danicleeland Sep 11
Gorgeous shot!