Giant encounter


Whale Sharks (Rhincodon typus) are regularly observed in Cenderawasih Bay as they gather around the nets of the local fishing platforms. Being the biggest fish in the world, their size is impressive, but they are also very beautiful creatures and truly gentle giants.

Cenderawasih Bay, Indonesia

Canon EOS 5D MkII, Canon EF 16–35mm f/2.8L II USM lens, 1/200, f6.3, ISO 400; Subal underwater housing

by Vanessa Mignon, New South Wales