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One of my most exhilarating photographic experiences occurred off Point Adolphus in Southeast Alaska. An adolescent humpback whale breached nine times in a row directly in front of my small fishing boat. When the whale breached, it stayed above the water's surface for only a few seconds, intensifying the drama of framing, focusing and triggering the shutter.<br />
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Canon EOS-1N; Canon EF 70-200mm lens; f/4.5 @ 1/500 second; Fujichrome 100 film

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One of my most exhilarating photographic experiences occurred off Point Adolphus in Southeast Alaska. An adolescent humpback whale breached nine times in a row directly in front of my small fishing boat. When the whale breached, it stayed above the water's surface for only a few seconds, intensifying the drama of framing, focusing and triggering the shutter.

Canon EOS-1N; Canon EF 70-200mm lens; f/4.5 @ 1/500 second; Fujichrome 100 film

© Art Wolfe, Art Wolfe Inc.
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