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16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Tailspin

As two young adult humpback whales were intensely playing with each other, one surfaced right in front of me, took a breath and nose-dived towards its friend with its tail almost missing my camera.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2018
Photo Location: Vava'u, Tonga
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Copyright: © Mok Hoe