Landscape Photographer from the South West of Western Australia

Cape Naturaliste Seals

There is a large seal colony at Cape Naturaliste between Bunker Bay and Cape Naturaliste. This area is relatively inaccessible (it requires a substantial climb down the cliffs and then back up afterwards) and therefore the seals have few visitors. If you don’t get too close they will forget about you and you can get some great shots. Along this stretch of water they have areas that are protected by reefs and inaccessible to large sharks, and you often see them swimming in large numbers in these protected areas.

Cape Naturaliste seals

Cape Naturaliste seals

This image won a bronze award in the 2011 International Loupe Awards.
Bronze Award

Bronze Award

4 responses

  1. True North Mark

    Sweet shot mate…well done!

    September 7, 2011 at 4:48 pm

    • Thanks Mark. You don’t want to get much closer than this because they smell terrible.

      September 7, 2011 at 4:57 pm

  2. they certainly look as if they are enjoying a little bit of sunshine.

    September 7, 2011 at 6:43 pm

    • They like to bask in the sun, but I think these guys were arguing at the time.

      September 7, 2011 at 6:50 pm

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