03/18/2010 05:12 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Bryant Austin's Stunning Whale Photography (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Marine Mammal Conservation Through The Arts is producing a documentary about Bryant Austin, a photographer whose life-size photographs of endangered whale species are touring the world and inspiring awareness about these amazing animals. Austin free dives and gets within 6 feet of the whales, often spending months developing relationships with them.

Check out this slideshow of some of Austin's photos and be sure to vote for your favorite! Also take a look at the trailer for the documentary about him.

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