Death with Dignity, Stromness, South Georgia

by See-ming Lee
Death with Dignity, Stromness, South Georgia
Death with Dignity, Stromness, South Georgia

I discussed this photo with a friend who’s a photographer. He felt that I should crop it and focus on the seals — if my intention is to show the seals.

For me, I approached this image as if it’s a pano, and allowed the eye to wander without a focus. To me, the little discovery allows you to appreciate that death is simply an unavoidable part of life — such is the beauty of nature. So I kept everything as a I have shot it, while showing glimpse of everything as an overall landscape.

  • Camera: Canon EOS 6D
  • Lens: Canon EF 24-70 f/2.8L
  • Exposure: 24mm, f/8, 1/125 sec, ISO 100
  • Date: 2015-12-07 12:03:56 UTC
  • Process: 2024-02-09 06:04:10 UTC+8
  • GPS Latitude: 54 deg 9' 5.90" S
  • GPS Longitude: 36 deg 48' 57.95" W
  • GPS Altitude: 10.1 m Above Sea Level

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