Finalist Adventure Photographer of the Year
Steve Woods Canada
Sea lions swarm a diver. “Sea lions have been periodically culled for more than a century in British Columbia, with some now pushing for a cull of 25,000 animals,” says photographer Steve Woods. “When photographing them underwater, absolutely no bait or food is used, they simply want to play and interact. I have never observed this unique behaviour anywhere else in the world, which makes it even more devastating that they are under threat of a cull.”
BEHIND THE LENS
Steve Woods United Kingdom (UK)
ABOUT THE IMAGE
- Icy conditions
- Glassy calm water
- Taken while scuba diving
- Site accessed by boat
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