Swimming with the whale sharks of Donsol (5DII)

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Swimming with the whale sharks of Donsol (5DII)
Jun 30, 2011

Some photos from my recent trip to Donsol, Sorsogon -- the unofficial whale shark capital of the world -- in the Philippines.

Whale shark interaction is supposed to be a once-in-a-lifetime experience, but not in my case -- I have been going back to this town to swim with the biggest fish in the world. And every time, it's a totally different experience. Swimming with the gentle giants is truly an awe-inspiring experience (and tiring too).

Gear: 5D Mark II in an Ikelite housing, Canon 15mm FE

All on snorkel (Scuba is not allowed in Donsol).

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Canon 5D Mark II/14mm 2.8L II/15mm fisheye/17-40mm/85mm 1.8/BG-E6/FL-50/OM-1n/OM-2n/24mm/50mm 1.4 and 3.5/EOS adapter

My galleries here:
http://swordfish2.multiply.com

My Flickr site:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/landscapist

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