3rd place Young Photographer of the Year
Mikayla Jones Mexico
Two gray whales seemingly pose for the camera. “This was my first large mammal encounter,” says photographer Mikayla Jones. “I jumped in and was rewarded with these whales coming right at me. After catching my breath, I managed to get off a few frames, made some adjustments, and finished with this shot just before they swam down both sides of me. I could hardly breathe!”
BEHIND THE LENS
Mikayla Jones Canada
ABOUT THE IMAGE
- Glassy calm water
- 25 degrees Celsius water temperature
- Taken while snorkelling
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