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    Diving with the interactive whale sharks in Papua. Whale sharks are often elusive creatures, and on the bucket list of most divers. For my dive buddy in 10 years he had only had one fleeting glance of a whaleshark ... so this encounter in Papua was extra special.
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    I love the sense of scale here with the diver, it takes this photo to the next level

    Keith Ladzinski
    National Geographic Photographer
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    Date Taken: Aug 16, 2015
    Date Uploaded: Sep 7, 2015
    Location: Sorong, West Papua, Indonesia
    Camera: NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D3S
    Focal Length: 14 mm
    Shutter Speed: 1/200 sec
    Aperture: f/6.3
    ISO: 400
    Copyright: © Tracey Jennings
    Categories: People, Portraits
    Assignments: Close Encounters, Ocean Encounters, Your Outdoor Adventure , Voices of the Parks
    Contests: 2016 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year