gorgeous photo- dolphins are absolutely breathtaking creatures, however i am pretty sure they were not feeding on the bottom: dolphins actually feed at night. they rest during the day, and go down to bottom and back up for air as they rest.
I very much enjoyed your story, David. One more to add to those beautiful dolphins, and how they love and interact with humans. j.e.s........
The sunlight shining through the water is magnificent, and the dolphins milling around are just very much enjoying themselves. They love people, and are curious about them and what they are doing. So we have a great shot in black and white. After what I imagine was a happy two hours spent for the photographer. How can one not love dolphins? j.e.s.........
Love your shoot of the dolphins. I started training to dive and body surf in 1951 around the beaches from Play Del Ray south to Seaward side of P. V. . This includes beaches Manhattan, Hermosa, Redondo, and all the shore line of including, and up to port of call San Pedro. I early on found the pleasure and safety of having Dolphins as swimming partners. I carried this on with me as a Navy rescue swimmer and retriever eight years ( including six tours in Vietnam). When ever I was in the water and Dolphins were in the area, I could do my job with out having to look over my shoulder. They always had my back and in the eight years never had a mishap with sea dangers. My mishap and my end to diving was in a river removing rocks to recover Gold. When returning to art after 53 year absent, a life saving feat by a family of bottle nose Dolphins gave me inspiration to do my work titled Oceans Angels. It was none in heavy stone ground minerals on a four ply poster mat. Due to the heavy weight of the Marcasite, and the amount I decided to use acrylic poly pour to capture the work. This allowed me to enter my work now in a medium of Acrylic graphic which over the years I have received 1st place and best of show. I would really like to get permission to do yours.
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@Nuno M. thanks!
@Peggy Sherrod Thanks :)
@kavita amrita Actually yes, they were feeding on the bottom.
@faster k. Thanks!
@Janice H. Thanks Janice! Glad you like it!
@ellie may Wow thanks!
@Rohit Shamuvel Gholap I second your comment...AMAZING!
@Rohit Shamuvel Gholap Yes thanks, the light rays are much stronger in this image than color.
@Bories Jung Thanks :)
@Holger Michael Schlicht Thanks Holger!
@João Sousa Thank You :)
@David Murray What a great story - Do you have a website for ocean angels? I would love to take a look. Let me know :)
@Sudheer Kumar Uppalapati Thank you :)
@Chris King Cheers :)