3rd place Young Photographer of the Year
Kyla McLay united States
A common dolphin, between two realms. “As I hung over the bow of my family’s boat, camera in hand, I picked a young common dolphin to follow through my lens when suddenly it breaks the surface of the glassy water,” says 17-year-old photographer Kyla McLay. “The dolphin’s beak is barely piercing through the water’s surface, and a wave of froth sits on its back.”
BEHIND THE LENS
Kyla McLay United States (US)
ABOUT THE IMAGE
- Flat sea conditions
- Clear, sunny day
- Taken from aboard a sailboat
- Early afternoon
Kyla McLay is an award-winning photographer from Palos Verdes. Her passion is ocean photography, both above and below the waterline. She hopes to use her photography to spread awareness for marine conservation issues.
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