20th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
In the middle

Maldives, near the island of Dharavandhoo, where manta rays reign between June and October. Luck has it that while I re-emerge a manta ray appears between me and the diving boat, so I do not miss the opportunity to take a shot at half, halfway point

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2019
Date Uploaded: 10.2022
Photo Location: Dharavandhoo, Maldives
Camera: NIKON D800E
Copyright: © Giacomo Marchione