13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Humpback whale breaching off the coast of Monterey Bay #2

This was one of the shots I captured while on a whale-watching cruise off the Moss Landing coast in California. The bay was chock full of humpback whales and this fella was swimming right along with our boat and putting on quite the show!

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2014
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: Moss Landing , California, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS REBEL T2i
Copyright: © Manol Manolov