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    A large, inquisitive and almost dangerously playful female Humpback whale calf measures me with her pectoral fin. This image was captured on a very wide fisheye lens, which doesn’t quite show how close she really is. By measuring how close I am she can determine if her tail is going to come in contact with me as she swims past.
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    Composition 18
    Lighting 13
    Creativity 9
    Story 12
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    Date Taken: Aug 27, 2015
    Date Uploaded: Oct 29, 2015
    Location: Neiafu, Vava`u, Tonga
    Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
    Focal Length: 15 mm
    Shutter Speed: 1/250 sec
    Aperture: f/5.6
    ISO: 100
    Copyright: © Matthew Draper
    Categories: Nature
    Contests: 2015 National Geographic Photo Contest