September 22nd, 2012

sperm whales #1


Sperm whale closeup, Ogasawara Islands, Japan



Nikon D300 + Nikkor 10.5mm, Pro One Dome port, natural light

photo taken under permit

Location on Google Maps


I would like to resume my "week of..." series of posts. This week will be dedicated to the sperm whales of Ogasawara archipelago, Japan. I went there together with world renowned underwater photographer Tony Wu to realize my long time dream. On the very first day I had one of the most memorable encounters of my life ! ^_^

sperm whales #2


Sperm whale getting closer to camera, Ogasawara Islands, Japan



Nikon D300 + Nikkor 10.5mm, Pro One Dome port, natural light

photo taken under permit

Location on Google Maps


As living submarine gets closer he is starting to use sonar to scan my body to understand what I'm - experience comparable to the one of standing next to the very powerful sub-woofer in dance club ! ^_^