It’s a seal’s life

Mixed Pickle Cove

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Chris pressed the shut­ter but­ton at the ex­act mo­ment a sub­antarc­tic fur seal pup glanced up, in­trigued by the fall­ing snow. Th­ese seals have a dense dou­ble layer of short, water­proof un­der­fur and longer guard hairs to keep them warm while swim­ming in the chilly water.

HOW? Canon 50D, 70 – 200 mm lens, shut­ter speed 1/125 sec­ond, aper­ture f4, ISO 640.

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