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#1 photovan

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Posted 26 August 2012 - 04:18 AM

It's whale swimming season in Tonga... I'm in the middle of my second group, with another 2 to go. Just thought I'd share this calf portrait from Saturday.


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#2 Steve Williams

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Posted 26 August 2012 - 05:04 AM

Mind blowing, spectacular! Congratulations.

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Posted 26 August 2012 - 05:45 PM

Epic shot! Great Work!

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Posted 27 August 2012 - 05:32 AM

Wow!
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Posted 27 August 2012 - 08:01 AM

great stuff Darren, who is your operator?

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Posted 28 August 2012 - 12:19 PM

Ohhh...

... I'm shamefully jealous...

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Posted 28 August 2012 - 07:33 PM

Oh how beautiful. Well done.

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Posted 29 August 2012 - 08:39 AM

Absolutely stunning!

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Posted 29 August 2012 - 10:13 AM

Gorgeous. I'd make a five foot canvas out of that shot...
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Posted 31 August 2012 - 12:28 AM

Gorgeous. I'd make a five foot canvas out of that shot...


I totally agree this would look stunning on the wall. Great job Darren, love the Calf's body textures and tones. The blue cast monotone has worked a treat on this image.

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