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Photograph Details

The LUMIX People's Choice Award

Wayne Osborn, Australia

The humpback calf

Wayne spotted this male humpback calf and its mother while diving off the Vava'u Island group in the Kingdom of Tonga. The calf kept a curious eye on Wayne as it twisted and turned before returning to its mother periodically to suckle. She was relaxed and motionless 20 metres (65 feet) below.

Technical specification

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV + EF 16-35mm f2.8 III USM Lens at 23mm; 1/200 sec at f8; ISO 320; Nauticam underwater housing with Zen 230mm Superdome.


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