1st place Human Connection Award: People & Planet Ocean
Steve Woods Dominica
"This particular female sperm whale kept falling asleep in front of us, then waking up and investigating us again," says photographer Steve Woods. "On one occasion, as she did this in a patch of Sargassum seaweed, I managed to capture this image of a good friend who dived down for a moment with her."
BEHIND THE LENS
Steve Woods United Kingdom (UK)
ABOUT THE IMAGE
- Calm, post-storm conditions
- 28 degrees Celsius water
- Taken while freediving
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