The Ties that Bind
Australian fur seal, Arctocephalus pusillus doriferus
On the glacial plain of a remote sub-Antarctic island, the impact of globalisation and our obsession with non-degradable plastic is playing out its gruesome course. This fur seal as an inquisitive youngster must have swam through this plastic packing tape and now it is slowly killing him.
Fortuna Plain, Fortuna Bay, South Georgia sub-Antarctic Island
Nikon D4S, AF-S Nikkor 28-300 mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR at 200 mm, 1/250, f/8, ISO 200, B+W 77mm UV +Haze MRC filter, handheld, pattern metering mode, auto focus, Adobe RGB Color Space