Pinterest • The world’s catalogue of ideas

Fall migration in full swing for humpback whales - Humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) are traveling through the Salish Sea according to the Pacific Whale Watch Association (PWWA) as they migrate from their summer feeding grounds in Alaska to the warm waters of Hawaii, Mexico and Central America to breed and birth calves.

Interview: Photographer Christopher Swann Captures Images of Whales and Dolphins in All Their Glory

British photographer Christopher Swann captures stunning shots of cetaceans like whales and dolphins both above and beneath the surface of the ocean. With over 25 years of experience diving and running whale- and dolphin-watching holidays around the world, the photographer has become finely attuned to the behaviors of these majestic creatures, enabling him to venture close to them for intimate and eye-opening portraits. Swann's fascinating images are almost minimalist in appearance…

2015 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest Winners

The grand prize winner of the National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest: Anuar Patjane Floriuk captures diving with a humpback whale.

Humpback Whale Art Print

Humpback Whale - My dad and I swam with a mother and her child outside of Kaanapali Beach, Maui

Gray Whale in Grice Bay ~ Every year, in late fall, gray whales leave their feeding grounds in Alaska to breed in the warm waters off Mexico's west coast. They return north in the summer, a round trip of some miles. Photograph by Flip Nicklin.