previous 37 of 47 next
 
Add to Cart | Add to Lightbox | Click to Download Image
Amazon river dolphin (Inia geoffrensis), Rio Negro, Amazonas, Brazil<br />
I thought if I ever had a chance to photograph a river dolphin, it would be wary and in the turbid Amazon waters the chances for success would be mediocre at best. I found that these dolphins had been habituated by local fishermen.  As soon as I entered the water I was beseiged by these guys.  They were bumping into me wanting a pet (as well as a treat) and completely gregarious.  The best I could do was push them away, get off a wide angle shot, and then they would be back on me again.<br />
<br />
Canon EOS 5D Mark II, EF17mm lens, f/8 for 1/100 second, ISO 400

brazil_amazonas_130706_2482.tif

Amazon river dolphin (Inia geoffrensis), Rio Negro, Amazonas, Brazil
I thought if I ever had a chance to photograph a river dolphin, it would be wary and in the turbid Amazon waters the chances for success would be mediocre at best. I found that these dolphins had been habituated by local fishermen. As soon as I entered the water I was beseiged by these guys. They were bumping into me wanting a pet (as well as a treat) and completely gregarious. The best I could do was push them...
more »

© Art Wolfe, Art Wolfe Inc.
Rights: All images copyright © Art Wolfe. All rights reserved. Do not reproduce in whole or in part without prior written permission.

Model release: No
Property release: No

Dimensions: 7700x5134
File size: 226.2MB

Availability:
Add to Cart

Find similar images
Amazon
Amazonas
Brazil
Inia geoffrensis
South America
animals
blue
bubbles
dolphins
float
mammals
pink
river
swim
three
three animals
underwater
water
white
wildlife
Earth Is My Witness
DD
Wild Lives
Only search this gallery