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Still life images of Blue Whale Baleen Balaenoptera musculusInstead of teeth, blue whales have fringed overlapping plates (baleen) hanging from their upper jaw. When feeding, the whale opens its mouth wide, and large volumes of water and food enter as the throat expands. When its mouth closes, the whale expels water through the baleen and swallows krill trapped on the inside.
One light source combined with double exposure depicts the movement & darkness in mouth. The graceful flowing movement emphasizes the elegant mobility of these majestic mammals.
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