Bronze 2019 / Nature / Wildlife

Harbour Seal Iceberg

  • Prizes
    Bronze in Nature/Wildlife
  • Photographer
    Thomas Vijayan

HARBOR SEALS ARE SOLITARY, BUT ARE GREGARIOUS WHEN HAULED OUT AND DURING THE BREEDING SEASON, THOUGH THEY DO NOT FORM GROUPS AS LARGE AS SOME OTHER SEALS. WHEN NOT ACTIVELY FEEDING, THEY HAUL TO REST. HARBOR SEALS PREFER TO FREQUENT FAMILIAR RESTING SITES. THE UNIQUENESS OF THIS PHOTO IS ALL SEALS ARE POSING TO THE CAMERA.

My name is Thomas Vijayan, I am basically an Architect hailing from Kerala, India also known as God’s Own Country, was brought up in Bangalore and later moved to Canada, where I am now settled with my family. I have travelled all round the world for photography which is my passion but not my profession.The big cats have always been my favorite. To me there is nothing called "perfection" in any photography, every click to me is an experience and the more I click I feel I have learned something new from it, and I give more importance to quality pictures than quantity. I love nature and I can