3rd place Wildlife Photographer of the Year
Juan Mizael Palomeque Gonzalez Isla Mujeres, Mexico
Beautiful manta symmetry. "This was a beautiful day," says photographer Juan Mizael Palomeque Gonzalez. "The ocean was glassy calm and what I saw was magical. I could not keep track of how many whale sharks and mantas welcomed us. Just me and my wife surrounded by gentle giants, I could not ask for more."
BEHIND THE LENS
Juan Mizael Palomeque Gonzalez Mexico
ABOUT THE IMAGE
- Taken while snorkelling
- 7am shoot
- Glassy calm conditions
- Excellent visibility
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