Getting Within Inches of Whales for Photographs: Bryant Austin Explains How and Why (Video)

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Renowned combat photographer Robert Capa once said, "If your pictures aren't good enough, you're not close enough." Well, the same holds true with whales.

Bryant Austin has an amazing calling as a photographer. He gets within inches of whales to photograph them, and creates life-size images that he hopes will inspire viewers to save these magnificent creatures. But how does he manage to get so close? And without getting hurt? What is it like to be so near such a huge animal? And of course, how can you get a good life-size photo? Austin dishes in this video from Quest.
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