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Gold 2021 Nature / Underwater


  • Photographer
    Erika Miura
  • Prize
    Gold in Nature / Underwater

In the winter, humpback whales come to Japan to raise their young. It is said that while in Japan, the whales do not eat, but concentrate on raising their young and mating. It is not easy to swim with the whales and it took me many days to get the chance. This whale calf was very curious and energetic as it swam around, while the mother whale gently cuddled and watched.

Underwater photographer in Japan.