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spermwhales having a rest, always vertically, stabilized with the spermaceti into their head

spermwhales having a rest, always vertically, stabilized with the spermaceti into their head
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28 Comments | Report
ArtistaVivente PRO+
 
ArtistaVivente January 08, 2018
Wow! This is absolutely fascinating!! Thank you for this beautiful capture - and the information about these absolutely beautiful creatures.
romainbarats
romainbarats February 04, 2018
Thank you very much. you can’t imagine how clever and altruistic are these animals
Jillybean56
 
Jillybean56 February 04, 2018
Amazing. Congrats on being a finalist.
vladcech PRO+
 
vladcech February 04, 2018
Magic!
jimhelmick
 
jimhelmick February 04, 2018
Extraordinary!
moritzleonard PRO+
 
moritzleonard February 06, 2018
amazing shot
Xianeia
 
Xianeia February 06, 2018
Such a beautiful and peaceful moment you've captured here I absolutely love it
bretthondow
 
bretthondow February 09, 2018
Awesome shot, it's just completely otherworldly. Thanks for sharing it and congrats on making the final cut. :)
howie516 PRO
 
howie516 February 09, 2018
Wonderful photo, absolutely beautiful!
joannanicholson
 
joannanicholson February 11, 2018
Beautiful amazing perfect
journeytoinspiration
 
journeytoinspiration February 14, 2018
Wonderful mood created
daveseye PRO
 
daveseye February 18, 2018
nice shot!
Federico-Povoleri PRO+
 
Federico-Povoleri February 26, 2018
Fantastic Shot
KristinaOers PRO
 
KristinaOers February 28, 2018
Really fascinating picture of how they sleep. I keep coming back to this photo, it's amazingly beautiful!!
Flokiteashusky PRO+
 
Flokiteashusky March 01, 2018
Wow. Amazing photo
mscaletta92
 
mscaletta92 March 05, 2018
That is amazing! So captivating.. Thank you for sharing with us those wonderful creatures, I simply love it!!
wussdiver PRO+
 
wussdiver April 19, 2018
Fantastic capture,
WolfEyesPhotography PRO+
 
WolfEyesPhotography April 25, 2018
What an amazing scene!
lljubadjordjevic Premium
 
lljubadjordjevic May 02, 2018
Omg this is spectacular
Sarawjeet
 
Sarawjeet May 04, 2018
Wow!
DivaPanther PRO
 
DivaPanther May 15, 2018
Wow! This is a beautiful image, thank you for sharing.
michelemorani Premium
 
michelemorani June 07, 2018
Breathtaking
dwayne_rocker
 
dwayne_rocker June 10, 2018
This is amazing! Congratulations for all your photographs and thanks for sharing what your eyes see!
toml721 PRO
 
toml721 June 12, 2018
Great work, you should go over to Nat Geo, they've got a site called "Your shot" You could get an editor's choice award for it.
Julia_137
 
Julia_137 July 23, 2018
Great picture ! Come and check out a few of mine sometime 😄
Nostroboy PRO+
 
Nostroboy August 10, 2018
What a crazy good shot !
spmphoto PRO+
 
spmphoto December 02, 2018
Quite beautiful. Superb capture.
juliaweckerle
 
juliaweckerle Mar 19
This is an awesome photo!
Sinperdon75
 
Sinperdon75 Apr 01
Simplemente brutal!!!

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Behind The Lens

Location
Dominica
Time
Daytime
Lighting
I didn’t use flash (only ambient light with whales)
Equipment
Nikon D750, 14-24mm f/2.8, Nauticam housing
Inspiration
spermwhales always sleep like that, vertically, stabilized by spermaceti in their head. It looks like alien eggs!
Editing
I ve just increased clarity and contrast a little bit
In my camera bag
Nikon D750, 14-24, 16-85, sigma 150-600, macro 105, red camera Epic-w with canon 11-24
Feedback
never Rush! Sperm whale will accept you if you don’t disturb them

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