Picture of the Month


whale calf

Humpback Whale Calf and Mother:   Silver Bank, Caribbean  March 2005


The Silver Bank, north of the Dominican Republic, is the largest breeding area for the North Atlantic population of Humpback Whales.  It is also one of the few places on earth where you can swim alongside these extraordinary animals.  Here a young calf rises to the surface for a breath of air after a bout of nursing - her mother waits at the bottom for her to return.

Camera :  Nikonos V,  15mm lens     Film :  Velvia 100


Life, Color, Drama, Reality .... No Digital Manipulation


Review a previous Picture of the Month:

Christo GATES , 3/2005

Eucalyptus Leaves, 2/2005

Alaskan Aurora, 1/2005

Nesting Turtle, 12/2004

Autumn Berries, 10/2004

Costa Rica, 3/2004

Aurora Borealis, 10/2003

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