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Phil Douglis | all galleries >> Galleries >> Gallery Two: Travel Incongruities > Harbor Seal and Jellyfish, Monterey, California, 2012
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12-AUG-2012

Harbor Seal and Jellyfish, Monterey, California, 2012

While I was standing on Monterey’s Fisherman’s Wharf, a large California Harbor Seal surfaced and created a set of figure eight ripples as it slowly glided past me, just below the surface of Monterey Bay. Its head was nearly even with a jellyfish I had been photographing as it drifted alongside the pier, just below the water’s surface. The scale incongruity between the two sea creatures is apparent. An instant after I made this image, the harbor seal suddenly lunged towards the jellyfish. I was able to make an image of that as well, but all I could record was a huge splash of water. Both harbor seal and the jellyfish vanished along with it.

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1/250s f/5.6 at 45.0mm iso160 full exif

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