Dolphin in the Bahamas

Uploaded 20 Feb 2009 — 106 favorites
Spotlight This! Enter Shoot Out
Login Required

To add items to your favorites you must login.

Already have a JPG account?

Login

Need to create a JPG account?

Signup
Cancel
JPG+ Required

Collections are a JPG+ feature. You must be a JPG+ member to create new collections and to add photos to collections.

Sign up for JPG+ to start using collections now!

© Pam Wood
Views 108753
Likes 3
Favorites 105
Comments 76
Would you like to also give a props comment to the photographer?
All dislikes require a comment. Please tell us why you do not like this photo.

More of Pam Wood’s Photos

  • Blue on Green
  • Dolphin in the Bahamas
  • Fire in the hole
  • Fire in the hole

Photo license: © All rights reserved

I was out on a dive excursion in the Bahamas in June 07 and the boat came to a stop and suddenly this dolphin just popped up from the water as if to say "Hi, welcome to the Bahamas". I quickly picked up my Canon 5d camera with my shaking hands and was rewarded with this image. I refer to this as "PhotoKarma".

76 responses

  • Lynn H

    Lynn H (Deleted) gave props (20 Feb 2009):

    WOW!

  • Karen Zimmerman

    Karen Zimmerman gave props (20 Feb 2009):

    Wow!!! This is the best portrait of a dolphin I've ever seen! Kudos!

  • Warren ~Mangione~

    Warren ~Mangione~ gave props (20 Feb 2009):

    Holy Cow! This is amazing.

  • Ebla Maleh

    Ebla Maleh gave props (20 Feb 2009):

    beautiful shot! yes definetely photokarma :-)

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham (Deleted) gave props (20 Feb 2009):

    This is the best dolphin shot I have seen! Fantastic!

  • ceasar chavez

    ceasar chavez gave props (20 Feb 2009):

    beautiful shot!!!

  • tomas bagdanavicius

    tomas bagdanavicius said (21 Feb 2009):

    breath taking image

  • Ron Schwartz

    Ron Schwartz said (21 Feb 2009):

    Your nature shots and landscapes are awesome.

  • Maxime Pivin Lapointe

    Maxime Pivin Lapointe gave props (21 Feb 2009):

    this is unreal!

  • Linda Irvine

    Linda Irvine gave props (21 Feb 2009):

    All I can say is WOW!

  • Shannyn Chance

    Shannyn Chance (Deleted) gave props (24 Feb 2009):

    wow

  • Tori Lindo

    Tori Lindo gave props (26 Feb 2009):

    Out of this world great capture!

  • herman vandecauter

    herman vandecauter (Deleted) gave props (3 Mar 2009):

    outstanding!

  • je suis moi

    je suis moi gave props (5 Mar 2009):

    This is really WOWWWWW picture. :-)

  • Samantha Maas

    Samantha Maas gave props (17 Mar 2009):

    Awesome

  • Adam Erdmann

    Adam Erdmann said (17 Mar 2009):

    That dolphin looks damn smug.

  • chris

    chris gave props (22 Mar 2009):

    WOW HOLY SHI# AMAZING WONDERFUL HARD TO BELIEVE

  • Sheridan Mills

    Sheridan Mills said (15 Apr 2009):

    wow, this is awesome

  • Laurie Brown

    Laurie Brown gave props (24 Apr 2009):

    OMG!! That's probably the most beautiful dolphon shot I've ever seen. Even more special that it was a wild dolphin

  • Patti Gray

    Patti Gray said (27 Apr 2009):

    Absolutely awesome!

  • Darryl Montgomery

    Darryl Montgomery gave props (14 Jul 2009):

    Very nice capture! I love the eye contact it is making with you.

  • Harry Snowden

    Harry Snowden (Deleted) gave props (11 Sep 2009):

    He..or she, looks very wise

  • Eric M

    Eric M gave props (14 Sep 2009):

    Great shot!

  • Soleil Nuguid

    Soleil Nuguid gave props (15 Sep 2009):

    beautiful!

  • Walt Conklin

    Walt Conklin said (25 Oct 2009):

    Love the dolphin portrait, looks like HDR

  • Lynda Jeffers

    Lynda Jeffers (Deleted) gave props (3 Jan 2010):

    This is probably the best photo I have ever seen...incredible!!!

  • Laurent Decuyper

    Laurent Decuyper (Deleted) gave props (3 Jan 2010):

    great!!

  • Tina Epperson

    Tina Epperson gave props (3 Jan 2010):

    An amazing shot!!

  • Elizabeth Saporito

    Elizabeth Saporito gave props (3 Jan 2010):

    WOW!

  • eyal leave

    eyal leave said (8 Jan 2010):

    This is breathtaking. Love the smart expression of this beautiful mammal, and the reflection on its shiny skin. Great shot!

  • Abby Inn-Keeper

    Abby Inn-Keeper gave props (15 Jan 2010):

    WOW! It's almost unreal - it's so clear and detailed! Amazing.

  • MaYa Sinji Jung 정신지

    MaYa Sinji Jung 정신지 gave props (15 Jan 2010):

    lucky you! :-)

  • Marcus Hammerschmitt

    Marcus Hammerschmitt   said (17 Jan 2010):

    The water retreating from his skin is unbelievable. Shaking hands or not, you did it.

  • CRichter

    CRichter (Deleted) gave props (2 Feb 2010):

    Stunning! You caught his intelligence and curiosity perfectly! And what a setting, eh?

  • Michele Randell

    Michele Randell gave props (2 Feb 2010):

    A perfect moment...you were blessed that day :)

  • Alan Marquardt

    Alan Marquardt gave props (18 Feb 2010):

    nice work

  • Aaron Schwartz

    Aaron Schwartz gave props (7 Mar 2010):

    This is astounding! A memorable image. Thanks.

  • Russ Wills

    Russ Wills gave props (15 Mar 2010):

    Amazing shot!

  • ED Younes

    ED Younes said (15 Mar 2010):

    GR8 capture.. wonderful!

  • Steven Jee

    Steven Jee gave props (31 Mar 2010):

    Fantasic

  • Crystal Randazzo

    Crystal Randazzo said (3 Apr 2010):

    WOW! Stunning!

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (3 Apr 2010):

    fannnnnntastic!

  • Paul Bate

    Paul Bate (Deleted) gave props (5 Apr 2010):

    Stunning

  • Warren ~Mangione~

    Warren ~Mangione~ gave props (5 Apr 2010):

    Incredible one in a million shot!!! You have great photokarma!!!! Wish I had some of that. LOL Awe inspiring shot!

  • Laura Brown

    Laura Brown gave props (9 Apr 2010):

    WOW!!! Excellent shot!!

  • Karen Foto Fiddler

    Karen Foto Fiddler (Deleted) gave props (10 Apr 2010):

    OMG! OUtstanding in all respects! And look at that reflection on his skin! Marvelous work thanks to your quick action!

  • Sarah Springer

    Sarah Springer (Deleted) gave props (10 Apr 2010):

    Beautiful

  • Andrew Lorimer

    Andrew Lorimer (Deleted) gave props (11 Apr 2010):

    like this alot well done !!!

  • Juan Estrada

    Juan Estrada gave props (11 Apr 2010):

    Wow, Amazing capture, The lighting looks amazing

  • Jim Bennett

    Jim Bennett   gave props (12 Apr 2010):

    That is an incredible photo

  • Kathy Kenney

    Kathy Kenney gave props (12 Apr 2010):

    lucky lucky girl...great capture!!

  • Ray Chiarello

    Ray Chiarello (Deleted) gave props (12 Apr 2010):

    Great shot.

  • The Rossi Collection

    The Rossi Collection gave props (12 Apr 2010):

    OMFG! This is damn sweet! What a great shot. I bet it happened so fast! I have a similar encounter with a whale. Breath taking! This image is absolutely stunning!

  • ELoise Soriano

    ELoise Soriano gave props (12 Apr 2010):

    it seems almost perfect as if shot in a studio. great job

  • The Rossi Collection

    The Rossi Collection gave props (15 Apr 2010):

    Still in awe over this!

  • Laura Kalcheff

    Laura Kalcheff said (18 Apr 2010):

    Great photo, Pam! I hear you about the shaking hands! That's how I get when I am suddenly met with a great photo op, making it extra hard to focus.

  • Candace Wosminity

    Candace Wosminity gave props (28 Apr 2010):

    Beautiful! Color & Texture are outstanding!

  • Charles-David Gaudreault

    Charles-David Gaudreault said (18 May 2010):

    a stunning shot!

  • amanda miller

    amanda miller said (11 Jun 2010):

    this is like one of the best images i have ever seen in my life.

  • amanda miller

    amanda miller gave props (11 Jun 2010):

    simply amazing!!!!

  • P D Baird

    P D Baird gave props (13 Jun 2010):

    Awesome. I hope to get a shot this good some day.

  • carmen rugel

    carmen rugel (Deleted) gave props (25 Jun 2010):

    OMG!! lucky you to able to get such an amazing shot...love it!

  • Jim Ford

    Jim Ford (Deleted) gave props (25 Jun 2010):

    Flipper....I knew you would come back....wonderful all around!

  • Hope Harvey-Marose

    Hope Harvey-Marose said (25 Jun 2010):

    What a beautiful shot! Glad you got the unique opportunity!

  • Meggie Schwendemann

    Meggie Schwendemann gave props (25 Jun 2010):

    Stunning !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! love it !

  • adel sayed

    adel sayed said (1 Jul 2010):

    u r the boss congratultion maaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaan

  • Bijan Z

    Bijan Z gave props (2 Jul 2010):

    This is an amazing shot. I'm only too glad to hear you weren't in some dolphin adventure place with captive dolphins.

  • Jamie Alexander

    Jamie Alexander (Deleted) gave props (26 Oct 2010):

    Incredible.

  • Celina Ortelli

    Celina Ortelli gave props (27 Dec 2010):

    wow! beautiful!

  • Ma. Dolores Guillén Solí­s

    Ma. Dolores Guillén Solí­s gave props (9 Jun 2011):

    So beautiful!! Really good shot!

  • Jodi Sloboda

    Jodi Sloboda gave props (10 Jun 2011):

    This is just amazing...wow! Photokarma is right!

  • Chibelle

    Chibelle gave props (11 Jun 2011):

    This is perfection!! Love this so much!

  • Ginevra Radice Fossati

    Ginevra Radice Fossati gave props (11 Jun 2011):

    Great photo!!! Stolen from a Flipper scene lol!!!

  • Simona Ranieri

    Simona Ranieri gave props (16 Jul 2011):

    wonderfull!

  • Nancy Richard

    Nancy Richard gave props (9 Jun 2012):

    WOW! This is OUTSTANDING!!!

  • Nancy Richard

    Nancy Richard gave props (23 Sep 2012):

    I am green with envy! This is FANTASTIC!!!

To add your comment, Log in or sign up!

Please Login or Sign Up

You must be logged in to enter photos into JPG Shoot Out contests.
Login or Sign Up