Previous Bottle nosed dolphins, Adriatic Sea near Rovinj, Croatia.  We were out on a boat when these dolphins began to jump right next to us at dusk.  Again, I did not have a motor drive - I just watched carefully and waited and I let my heart decide when to make the exposure.  Had I not had the experience in Katmai, I probably would still have been "shooting" with a long lens and motor drive.  This was made with a 75 mm normal lens on a Leica M10 rangefinder camera.  But that was just the tool.  The image really was made in that moment of suspension of thought. Next

Bottle nosed dolphins, Adriatic Sea near Rovinj, Croatia. We were out on a boat when these dolphins began to jump right next to us at dusk. Again, I did not have a motor drive - I just watched carefully and waited and I let my heart decide when to make the exposure. Had I not had the experience in Katmai, I probably would still have been "shooting" with a long lens and motor drive. This was made with a 75 mm normal lens on a Leica M10 rangefinder camera. But that was just the tool. The image really was made in that moment of suspension of thought.