19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Dance With Whales

I could see that my moment was coming up, so I took my last few deep breathes and prepared to free dive down. The whales came together, dancing a beautiful slow dance as they make their way to the surface.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: Mo'orea, French Polynesia
Camera: Canon EOS-1D X Mark II
Copyright: © Aaron Lynton