A wonderful encounter with wild dolphins, Kimbe Bay, Papua New Guinea


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I’m one lucky lady who lives on a remote tropical island in the middle of the Indian Ocean. Inspired by the surrounding beauty above and below, I took up photography as a hobby several years go. This has now turned out to be an all consuming passion, driven by the desire to promote the Cocos (Keeling) Islands the only way I know, through my eyes and lens.

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  • Peter Dickinson
    Peter Dickinsonabout 1 year ago

    Lovely shot Karen, beatifully composed and great timing

  • Thank you so much Peter. A moment in time when everything worked for me :)

    – Karen Willshaw

  • Julie  White
    Julie Whiteabout 1 year ago

    stunning capture Karen.

  • Thanks so much Julie :)

    – Karen Willshaw

  • Barbara  Brown
    Barbara Brownabout 1 year ago

  • Thank you Barbara for including this image as a feature :)

    – Karen Willshaw

  • Mieke Boynton
    Mieke Boyntonabout 1 year ago

    Wow! You lucky duck! What a magical encounter!

  • Thanks Mieke. We saw them a few times during our stay in PNG,, however this was the best.. just made going out for a dive more special :)

    – Karen Willshaw

  • ©Marcelle Raphael
    ©Marcelle Raphaelabout 1 year ago

    Your beautiful work has inspired a challenge in the CHALLENGE ACCEPTED! group. I hope you enter!

  • Thank you so much :)

    – Karen Willshaw

  • Arfan Habib
    Arfan Habibabout 1 year ago

    Magnificent capture Karen! Love it.

  • Thanks so much Arfan :)

    – Karen Willshaw

  • ShotsOfLove
    ShotsOfLoveabout 1 year ago

    Sensational capture Karen:- ) Just saw some of these in Sydney Harbour on Sunday! Slightly different background but just a magical :- ))

  • Thank you Jessica :) We were lucky having these guys play with us on a way to a dive… A bonus :)

    – Karen Willshaw

  • Gabrielle  Lees
    Gabrielle Leesabout 1 year ago

    That is just gorgeous! :)

    Gabe :)

  • Thank you Gabe :)

    – Karen Willshaw

  • Laurie Search
    Laurie Search10 months ago

    Wow….this is so fabulous, Karen!!!!! :)))

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