Jump to content

- - - - -

Whale Sharks of Oslob

  • Please log in to reply
3 replies to this topic

#1 Stewart L. Sy

Stewart L. Sy

    Great White

  • Industry
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 941 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Richmond, BC

Posted 27 June 2012 - 02:57 PM

Hi Folks

Just flew back to Vancouver on Sunday. Did 2 amazing weeks of diving in the Philippines. 1 week in Moalboal, 1 week + 1 day in Anilao. Wasn't all that enthused by the diving in Moalboal, reefs were so so, but we did see a whale shark at Pescador Island and at Oslob. We figure the shark at Pescador was an Oslob graduate as it knew to approach boats looking for food. While sad to see that this magnificent animal was going around looking for food, the fishermen and dive operators were there to hopefully protect this wonderful creature. When we did go to Oslob, there were 6-7 sharks in the bay. 3 Sharks left the main group of feeders and proceeded to give the group of 20 or so divers the show of our lives! No krill for bait, but a full hour of them just swimming back and forth and observing these strange bubble blowers with their 1 big eye... ;-). Hope you like the images...

Posted Image

Posted Image

Posted Image

Posted Image

Posted Image

Posted Image


SLS Photography, when your images matter....
Aquatica, Amphibico, TLC, ULCS (Philippines), Stix, iTorch, FIT, Magic Filter Dealer
Philippine Dive Trip Specialist

#2 gina


    Sting Ray

  • Member
  • PipPipPip
  • 276 posts
  • Gender:Female
  • Location:San Francisco, CA

Posted 27 June 2012 - 04:43 PM

Beautiful shots! And such nice, clear water.


#3 troporobo


    Great Hammerhead

  • Member
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 734 posts
  • Gender:Male

Posted 27 June 2012 - 11:14 PM

Very nice work! I really like the monochrome treatment, somehow it suits these beasts. And I am amazed at the vis, so much better than Donsol during the whale shark season there. Thanks for posting your shots

#4 stewsmith


    Giant Squid

  • Member
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 1595 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:southampton and Sinai
  • Interests:World travel
    winding Drew up

Posted 28 June 2012 - 09:37 AM

1 & 3 do it for me


Canon 5D MK2 - Sea and Sea housed - 17-40L 100mm - Sigma 15mm FE - twin YS250 pro's and gadgets galore