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Sun Bathers


Sun Bathers
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Copyright: Chris Kucenski (chrisemt74) Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 24 W: 0 N: 30] (199)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2010-08-26
Categories: Mammals
Camera: Nikon D40X
Details: (Fill) Flash: Yes
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2010-08-31 15:59
Viewed: 3162
Points: 8
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Taken off the Pacific Coast Highway. This was as close as I dared to get. If spooked, Pacific Common Seals will take to the water and even abandon their young.

Females give birth once per year. The animals mate underwater and are polygamous.

The seals feed on the kelp and are preyed upon by Great Whites and Orcas.

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Hi Chris,
Lovely. The fact that all seals, the sand and the sea itself are spotted grey is a plus. Very unic scene.
Seals have lovely faces too.
TFS
Jean-Marie

great capture, TFS Ori

Hi Chris,
This is an excellent shot with very nice colors, sharpness, and details. Well done & TFS.
Anil Purohit

  • Great 
  • Alex99 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4072 W: 133 N: 7096] (23735)
  • [2010-09-02 8:29]

Hi Chris.
I like the photo so much. You have presented these charming animals very well. Especially I like impressive cropping, excellent exposure and clarity of the image. TFS and best regards.
Alexei.

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