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t0bs (147) 2008-05-23 18:33
This is an awesome shot! Well done.
It's very dramatic. You got the focus perfectly on the beast's opening mouth. The dolphins on the background give information about the surrounding environment.
I hope you would add more information about how you managed to get the shot (from behind a huge aquarium glass or by diving with that water-beast).
king (2905) 2008-05-23 20:02
You were the right man on the right place on the right time. Nice composition, nice colours.
A thin (white) line in the frame between black and blue could be an improvement.
claire526 (1267) 2008-05-23 20:08
Great action shot! Nice colors and composition. Well done.
ambar_81 (673) 2008-05-23 21:10
Superb breathtaking shot with perfect time.
SergeMtl (290) 2008-05-23 21:26
I would have categorized that as "Decisive Moment". Well captured. That gaping maw is a striking subject.
enedimd (1532) 2008-05-24 12:01
Impressive shot with superb colors, clarity, sharpness and composition. Timing is wonderful. Great POV and focus. Congrats and TFS.
BennyV (12785) 2008-05-24 14:34
Impressive! Perfect timing and framing.
SNOOP_Chan (3474) 2008-06-02 11:50
Man! This hurts! Good action photo!
eversmile (11624) 2008-07-11 12:22
Very impressive, with great details and beautiful colors. A longer note would have been welcome.
azizbilgili (2111) 2008-08-25 4:25
Great action shot! Nice colors...
elendim (69) 2008-09-01 11:29
Great shot!Nice colors and composition!
Marianna_grk (85) 2008-10-04 23:07
WOW!!! Amazing picture. Great job!!!! I think you was a little lucky. You took it photo the right moment. Keep working.
Spunkie (318) 2008-10-20 3:59
Great dramatic shot! It looks like he was attacking you! I hope you're ok!
tatadalou (3273) 2008-11-14 11:48
"Jaws" with a seal !!!
Impressive shot! Great focus on the mouth accentuates the agressivity of the scene.
I agree with King for the frame.
Great performance !
Edie (102) 2008-11-28 7:44
federico (1601) 2008-12-02 8:18
ok Mario this could be a Nat Geographic picture! and under water photography in Antarctica! it requires a lot of skills
best regards Fred
norman_isaure (4) 2008-12-29 15:24
Bravo pour la photo mais elle aurait plus sa place sur TrekNature non ?
rey316 (16) 2009-01-05 7:10
Beautiful photo. Good composition.
Greetings from Moldova
Adrian_S (1159) 2009-01-05 14:45
WOW. awsome picture. Yet somehow, I can't associate a seal with this agressive image:))
I like the amazing clarity and sharpness of the picture, but none the less the perfect colours. This image, Mario is a great "National Geographic" shot
ewka (51) 2009-02-06 4:43
świetne, "drapieżne" zdjęcie ktůre robi tym większe wrażenie gdy zestawi się je z następnym
il_corsaro_nero (1373) 2009-02-13 10:43
Great shot Mario,
your 5D made a very good work! Dramatic and impressive, this kind of pictures require a lot of patience and attention in order to capture decisive moments.
penny12 (132) 2009-03-26 4:19
Wow! How did you manage to take that shot?! It's great!
teutza (10590) 2009-06-22 14:49
wow.this image is soo good!!!so..how close were u?:D
very good timing!!
cmatesiu (104) 2009-06-26 11:21
what a stunning photo! took my breath away. I love the focus on the teeth... amazing!
MLINES (12516) 2009-10-18 2:04
Hi Mario, An excellent underwater photo with a firece looking mouth so close to you. Clarity is extremely good, a wonderful animal to see through your lens. TFS. Murray.
- Copyright: Mario Viktor (akterf) (1111)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2007-10-02
- Categories: Nature
- Exposure: f/4, 1/250 seconds
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- Photo Version: Original Version
- Theme(s): Teutza's favorites [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2008-05-23 17:26
- Favorites: 5 [view]