Finalist Adventure Photographer of the Year
James Ferrara Dominica
A sperm whale and sargassum weed. “It is exhilarating being in the water with a 40 ton adult sperm whale barreling past you,” says photographer James Ferrara. “The bubble trail left behind by the whale’s head is a testament to its speed and power. The awkward elegance of his oversized head, minuscule eye, and non-proportional pectoral fins are framed beautifully by the sporadic sargassum weed drifting in the currents of the Caribbean.”
BEHIND THE LENS
James Ferrara United States (US)
ABOUT THE IMAGE
- Captured mid-afternoon
- Windy conditions
- Taken while snorkelling
- Site accessed via boat
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