UW Photo Challenge

2019 Underwater Photo

Category: Wide Angle (3rd place)

Name: Vanessa Mignon

Title: Playful Sperm Whale


Picture taken under research permit in the Indian Ocean while recording numbers and behaviour of sperm whales. This is a picture of a young male that we met several times. He was quite curious towards us, and would often come to us, roll around and open his mouth.

Camera: Canon 5D MK IV


Shutter: 1/250