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#1 loftus

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Posted 08 November 2009 - 06:39 AM

Just a taste of the kind of action I am enjoying in Dominica. Last two days we have seen and interacted with at least 10 -15 different pods of sperm whales, and Scar the sperm whale supermodel has shown up both days to play. More to come, video as well.

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Posted 08 November 2009 - 06:42 AM

WOW !!! I just love these pics ... What an awesome experience :)

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#3 loftus

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Posted 08 November 2009 - 06:50 AM

Uno mas

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Posted 08 November 2009 - 08:11 AM

Wow! Those are awesome!
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Posted 08 November 2009 - 08:31 AM

Awesome... what a fantastic life experience... and great shots too!

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Posted 08 November 2009 - 09:01 AM

Wahhh - this is just amazing!!! :)
Im so so jealous :)

Can't wayt for the other shots and video...!!!
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Posted 08 November 2009 - 09:42 AM

Stunned Jeff......no words

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#8 loftus

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Posted 08 November 2009 - 09:42 AM

Just for a little perspective. A shot of me taken by the infamous Peter Allinson; up close and personal with the eating end, followed by a couple of the shots I probably was taking at the time.

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Posted 08 November 2009 - 10:27 AM

wow those must be somem of the most impressive images i have ever seen. the one of you next to the one lying vertically in the water does a great job of showing their immense size. i also love the one where one is mouthing the other. do you need special permits to dive with them. and who is the best dive group to go with. do they ever show signs of aggression towards divers. also with an animal that big how loud is their sonar. u must feel it reverberate through your whole body i would imagine. anyways awesome stuff.

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Posted 08 November 2009 - 11:55 AM

Hey Jeff, incredible shots. Glad your having a great time, wish I was there!
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Posted 08 November 2009 - 11:59 AM

Very cool indeed, Jeff.

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Posted 08 November 2009 - 01:26 PM

WOW !
I have been trying to decide where to go next summer for fall for diving. Was thinking red sea, dreaming of indonesia...but suddenly Dominica looks REALLY interesting.
So how does one get so close to these giants?

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Posted 08 November 2009 - 02:09 PM

Spectacular!
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Posted 08 November 2009 - 06:17 PM

That is amazing!!! I had it planned to be there right now but couldnt make it...totally jealous!!
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Posted 08 November 2009 - 06:50 PM

These are fantastic Jeff! What an experience.

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Posted 08 November 2009 - 09:53 PM

WOW! Looks like you are having a great time. Keep 'em coming.

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Posted 08 November 2009 - 10:19 PM

:)

Wow.

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Posted 09 November 2009 - 02:07 AM

You are a braver man than me. That up close and personal with the biz end of a sperm whale would test my resolve.

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Posted 09 November 2009 - 02:21 AM

WOW

Buddy .... te la comiste! ( a local supreme compliment )

Regards from Bali

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Posted 09 November 2009 - 03:48 AM

WOW!!!

I love the perspective the other diver gives.

How truly amazing!!

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