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13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
A wave decides to break on top of me while I do what it takes to get the shot.

As a wave breaks under water, the impact creates a vortex. You do not want to see this vortex in person because you will get erased. I decided to capture these moments because this is Nature in a pure raw form. I am sacrificing my life but I believe that people should see this side of a wave. The under water world is versatile and powerful.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2015
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: None, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS-1D X
Copyright: © Danny Sepkowski