2019 Get Into Your Sanctuary Photo Contest results

Below are the winners and entries for the Sanctuary Life category. Thank you to all those who participated! Click each photograph to see the full version.

Sanctuary Life

From tiny krill to enormous gray whales, thousands of species call the National Marine Sanctuary System home! This category depicts the amazing marine life that you can find in your national marine sanctuaries.

fish swimming around a shipwreck
1st Place: Bruce Sudweeks. Schools of fish swirl around the wreck of an old tugboat near Cape Lookout, North Carolina.
two barracudas swimming over coral reef
2nd Place: Mike Johnson. A pair of barracuda lurk behind a school of yellowtail snapper at Alligator Reef Lighthouse in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary.
humpback whales lunge feeding
3rd Place: Douglas Croft.: Humpback whales lunge feed at the surface in Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary.

All submitted photos

blue whale tail
A blue whale throws up its tail in Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Chuck Graham
breaching humpback whale
A humpback whale breaches for breath in Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Chuck Graham
humpback whale tail
The quintessential whale's tail surfaces in Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Chuck Graham
two pigeon guillemots in a sea cave
Love birds: a mating pair of pigeon guillemots shelter inside a sea cave at Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Chuck Graham
sea lions sunbathing
Sea lions sunbathe in Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Mary Byrd
sheephead fish among kelp
A sheephead fish swims among the towering kelp in Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Bruce Sudweeks
pink snail
A pink Simnia snail brightens up Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Kendra Chan
atlantic spadefish
A school of Atlantic spadefish hides between cement poles supporting a bridge at Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Tiffany Duong
atlantic spadefish
Atlantic spadefish swim near the ocean floor in Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Louis-Pierre Rich
dolphins swimming in a boat wake
Dolphins swim along the wake of a boat in Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Alicia K. Bishop
octopus in a shell
A jewel in the crown: a sleeping carribbean reef octopus inside its shell home at Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Tiffany Duong
floating reef squid
A fluorescent Caribbean reef squid floats near the surface in Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Tiffany Duong
bioluminescent ctenophore
A bioluminescent ctenophore creates its own light in the darkness of the ocean in Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Olivia Williamson
foureye butterflyfish and coral
A foureye butterflyfish swims alongside a colony of coral in Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Olivia Williamson
two goliath groupers
Two goliath groupers swim together in Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Vicki Thomas
green moray eel
A green moray eel peeks out from a crevice in the reef at Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Olivia Williamson
green sea turtle swimming at the surface
A green sea turtle swims at the surface in Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Olivia Williamson
juvenile green sea turtle and seagrass
A juvenile green sea turtle cruises over dense seagrass in Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Jessica Hogan
lettuce sea slug
A lettuce sea slug grazes on pink algae in Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Tiffany Duong
lettuce sea slug
A bright blue lettuce sea slug shows off its complex, layered body in Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Tiffany Duong
manatee in a marina
A manatee hangs around a marina in Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Alicia K. Bishop
baby fish taking refuge in a moon jelly
Baby fish find safety within a moon jelly at Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Tiffany Duong
bluehead wrasse swims over coral
A bluehead wrasse swims over bright yellow coral in Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Olivia Williamson
scorpionfish camouflaged against the reef bottom
A scorpionfish camouflages itself against the reef bottom in Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Tiffany Duong
scrawled filefish and moon jelly
Scrawled filefish inspect a moon jelly in Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Olivia Williamson
spotted eagle ray
A spotted eagle ray glides peacefully over the sand in Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Olivia Williamson
tube sea anemones
Tube sea anemones shine brightly in Flordida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Tiffany Duong
cassin's auklet taking off from ocean surface
A Cassin's auklet takes flight in Greater Farallones National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Patrick Sysiong
kelp and seaweed
Kelp and seaweed tangle together in Greater Farallones National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Pauline Scott
kelp and other seaweed
Kelp and seaweed tangle together in Greater Farallones National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Pauline Scott
kelp and other seaweed
Kelp and seaweed tangle together in Greater Farallones National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Pauline Scott
kelp and seaweed
Kelp and seaweed tangle together in Greater Farallones National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Pauline Scott
northern fulmar in flight
A northern fulmar flies over the gray waters of Greater Farallones National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Patrick Sysiong
ochre star on a beach
An ochre star rests on the beach at Schooner Gulch Beach in Greater Farallones National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Anne Mary Schaefer
seabird in flight
A seabird flies beneath the clouds in Greater Farallones National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Patrick Sysiong
dorsal fin of a bottlenose dolphin above the water
The dorsal fin of a bottlenose dolphin peeks out of the water in Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Eden Zang
dolphin bowriding in a boat wake
A bottlenose dolphin bow rides in Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Eden Zang
bottlenose dolphin
A lone bottlenose dolphin swims off the coast of Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Eden Zang
a group of bottlenose dolphins
A group of bottlenose dolphins swim in Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Eden Zang
green sea turtle
A green sea turtle swims in Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Michelle Smith
green sea turtles fighting over a piece of kelp
Two green sea turtles fight over a piece of kelp in Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Suzanne Young
hawaiian monk seal chasing a bird away from her pup
Mother Hawaiian monk seal Pohaku fends off a black crowned night heron from her pup, Nanea, in Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Melody Bentz
molting hawaiian monk seal
Hawaiian monk seals are a critically endangered species and it is crucial that people respect their space. This seal is going through her annual catastrophic molt, shedding her old fur for new on the coast of Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Melody Bentz
hawaiian monk seal mother and pup resting on a beach
Mother and pup Hawaiian monk seals rest on the beach after a long swim in Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Melody Bentz
hawaiian monk seal holding her flipper over her face
A Hawaiian monk seal shields her eyes from the morning sun near Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Melody Bentz
breaching humpback whale
A humpback whale breaches off Maui in Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Eden Zang
two humpback whales swimming together
Two humpback whales swim together in Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Eden Zang
humpback whales swimming
Humpback whales swim off Maui in Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Eden Zang
lagoon triggerfish
A bright lagoon triggerfish swims in Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Michelle Smith
whitemouth moray eel and peacock grouper
Whitemouth morays and peacock groupers sometimes form mutualistic relationships, as seen in Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Michelle Smith
whitemouth moray eel and peacock grouper
Whitemouth morays and peacock groupers sometimes form mutualistic relationships, as seen in Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Michelle Smith
whitemouth moray eel and peacock grouper
Whitemouth morays and peacock groupers sometimes form mutualistic relationships, as seen in Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Michelle Smith
whitemouth moray eel and peacock grouper
Whitemouth morays and peacock groupers sometimes form mutualistic relationships, as seen in Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Michelle Smith
two white terns
White terns, or Manu o Kū, are endemic seabirds to the Hawaiian Islands. Manu o Kū do not build nests, they lay and incubate their eggs on tree branches. This parent and chick are enjoying another beautiful day in Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary! Photo: Melody Bentz
whitemouth moray eel and peacock grouper
Whitemouth morays and peacock groupers sometimes form mutualistic relationships, as seen in Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Michelle Smith
whitemouth moray eel and peacock grouper
Whitemouth morays and peacock groupers sometimes form mutualistic relationships, as seen in Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Michelle Smith
two white terns
White terns, or Manu o Kū, are endemic seabirds to the Hawaiian Islands. Manu o Kū do not build nests, they lay and incubate their eggs on tree branches. This parent and chick are enjoying another beautiful day in Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary! Photo: Melody Bentz
yelloweye filefish
A yelloweye filefish swims in Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Michelle Smith
blood-spot dorid nudibranch
The blood-spot dorid is an uncommon but iconic nudibranch species in Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Robin Agarwal
gray albatrosses eating on the ocean surface
Three black-footed albatross dine on a meal of gray whale blubber in Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Patrick Sysiong
blue rockfish
A school of blue rockfish soak up the sun's rays in Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Bruce Sudweeks
blue rockfish and jelly
A slow-speed chase occurs in the kelp forests of Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Bruce Sudweeks
brandt's cormorant drying its wings
A Brandt's cormorant dries its wings after a dive into the rocky coast of Lovers Point in Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Allison Formica
breaching humpback whale
A humpback whale jumps for joy in Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Douglas Croft
breaching humpback
This humpback whale jumped entirely out of the water in Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Lisa Carpenter
brown pelican in flight
A brown pelican soars in Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Peggy Langford
california sea lion
A friendly California sea lion examines the camera in Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Steve Peletz
california sea lion
A curious California sea lion swims in Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Steve Peletz
cockscomb nudibranch
A cockscomb nudibranch stretches away from the seawall in Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Robin Agarwal
copper rockfish
A copper rockfish explores alcoves in Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Megan Crabtree
egret silhouetted by the sunset
The sunset silhouettes an egret on Pebble Beach in Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Peggy Langford
elephant seal scratching its head
A sleepy young elephant seal scratches its head mid-nap in Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Daryll Carlson
elephant seal tossing sand over its back
An elephant seal tosses sand over its back on the beach in Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Daryll Carlson
elephant seals on a beach
Elephant seals congregate in Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Daryll Carlson
elephant seal vocalizing
An elephant seal vocalizes mid-nap in Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Daryll Carlson
elephant seal
A curious young elephant seal wanders about Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Daryll Carlson
elephant seal
An elephant seal eyes its neighbors in Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Daryll Carlson
striped fish
A fish swims over a rocky reef in Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Eric Wahl
giant kelp
Giant kelp dances in the surge in Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Megan Crabtree
giant kelp
Giant kelp forests create wonderful ecosystems for flora and fauna in Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Steve Peletz
gopher rockfish above strawberry anemones
A gopher rockfish poses on a rock covered in strawberry anemones in Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Steve Peletz
harbor seal
A harbor seal peeks its head up at a kayaker in Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Emily Pomeroy
harbor seal
A harbor seal swims in Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Eric Wahl
harbor seal
A harbor seal swims amongst the seaweed in Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Eric Wahl
hilton's aeolid
A large Hilton's aeolid hunts for fellow nudibranchs to feed on in Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Robin Agarwal
hilton's aeolid
This Hilton's aeolid was photographed 30 feet under water on red iridescent algae in Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Melia Matthews
humpback whale flipper
A humpback whale waves to whale watchers in Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Lisa Schouweiler
humpback whale
Seabirds flock near a humpback whale in Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Marie Johnson
humpback whale and sea lions
A humpback whale swims with California sea lions in Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Robin Kundis Craig
humpback whale at sunset
A humpback whale swims into the sunset in Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Lisa Schouweiler
humpback whale jumping toward boat
A humpback whale dramatically jumps toward a whale watching boat in Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, making for quite the trip! Photo: Douglas Croft
humpback whale, sea lion, and seabird
A humpback whale, California sea lion, and a seabird hunt for fish together in Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Robin Kundis Craig
humpback whales in fog
Humpback whales feed in the foggy morning waters of Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Robin Kundis Craig
humpback whale tail and sea lions
Water drips off the tail of a humpback whale in Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Robin Kundis Craig
humpback whale tail and gulls
A seabird flies past the outstretched tail of a humpback whale in Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Robin Kundis Craig
humpback whale trail and sea lions
Humpback whales and California sea lions feed together on large schools of small fish in Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Robin Kundis Craig
humpback whale tail and sea lions
The tail of a humpback whale greets a seabird passing by in Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Robin Kundis Craig
sun filtered through kelp and jellyfish
The sun peeks through kelp and a swarm of jellyfish in Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Bruce Sudweeks
kelp rockfish
A kelp rockfish acts as if it is invisible to the camera in Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Megan Crabtree
ling cod
A small ling cod swims close to the rocks in Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Steve Peletz
humpback whales and birds feeding on anchovies
Two humpback whales, cormorants, western gulls, Bonaparte's gulls, and common murres all take part in an anchovy feeding frenzy in Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Douglas Croft
giant plumose anemone
A giant plumose anemone fans out its tentacles to catch drifting food particles in the waters of Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Sabrina Wong
northern elephant seals
Northern elephant seals bark at each other at Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Emily Pomeroy
opalescent nudibranch on a jeweled top snail
An opalescent nudibranch inches across the brightly colored shell of an appropiately named jeweled top snail in Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Robin Agarwal
two orcas
Two orcas from the CA140 pod head out on on a mission to catch prey in Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Robin Agarwal
orca
A large male orca surfaces in Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Kaelyn De Young
pacific white sided dolphin
A Pacific white-sided dolphin jumps in early morning glassy waters in Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Robin Agarwal
three pacific white sided dolphins
Three Pacific white-sided dolphins porpoise through Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Douglas Croft
pacific white sided dolphins
Two Pacific white-sided dolphins cut through the glass-like water in Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Emily Pomeroy
pacific white sided dolphins
Pacific white-sided dolphins swim in Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Patrick Sysiong
pelagic cormorant
A pelagic cormorant in breeding plumage rests on the ocean surface at Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Trish Lyon
pelagic cormorant carrying seaweed
A busy bird: a pelagic cormorant carries seaweed back to its future nesting site in Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Trish Lyon
seaweed underwater
Brightly colored Pterygophora and Laminaria setchelli sway in the waters of Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Megan Crabtree
sculpin
A sculpin rests in Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Steve Peletz
seabirds in flight
Seabirds sail above the water in Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Eric Wahl
sea lion in kelp forest
A sea lion hangs around a kelp forest in Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Steve Peletz
sea nettles
Sea nettles drift in the blue waters of Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Steve Peletz
sea nettles
Sea nettles float in Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Tiffiny Nagel
sea otter smiling
A sea otter smiles for the camera in Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Lisa Schouweiler
sea otter eating
A sea otter enjoys an afternoon snack in Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Daryll Carlson
sea otter
A sea otter kicks its flippers up in Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Lisa Schouweilerl
raft of sea otters with a pelican flying overhead
A raft of sea otters floats while a pelican flies past in Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Lisa Carpenter
leather star
A leather star rests on the rocky reef in Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Eric Wahl
many birds on a beach
Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary boasts its feathered friends on a beautiful day. Photo: Peggy Langford
a crab in a tide pool
A crab hides away in the tide pools of Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Daryll Carlson
a crab on a rock
A curious crab lurks in Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Peggy Langford
shore crabs
Shore crabs eat other crabs in Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Lisa Carpenter
southern sea otter
A southern sea otter stretches out in Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Emily Pomeroy
sea otter eating crab
A southern sea otter feasts on a Dungeness crab for breakfast in Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Douglas Croft
spanish shawl nudibranch
This Spanish shawl nudibranch holds onto its perch as an underwater surge pushes through Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Sabrina Wong
two spanish shawl nudibranch
Two Spanish shawl nudibranchs use their long oral tentacles and tiny eyespots to help them find prey in Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Robin Agarwal
strawberry anemones
Strawberry anemones cover many rock walls in Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Steve Peletz
sea cucumber
A sea cucumber stretches out in Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Eric Wahl
western gull feeding its chicks
A western gull feeds its chicks in Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Douglas Croft
whale tail and bird
A whale shows off its tail flukes in Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Robin Kundis Craig
whale tails
Two humpback whales proudly show their tails in Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Robin Kundis Craig
white dendronotus nudibranch
A white dendronotus nudibranch creeps forward in a deep tidepool in Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Robin Agarwal
yellowhead aeolid nudibranch
One of the smallest nudibranchs in the Eastern Pacific, a yellowhead aeolid hides amongst iridescent algae in Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Robin Agarwal
beached jellyfish
A beached jelly encapsulates the shores of Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Getta Rogers Workman
Sea stars and sea anemones
Sea stars and sea anemones shine bright during low tide in Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Trinity Reyes
sea stars and sea anemones
Sea stars and sea anemones cluster together during low tide in Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Trinity Reyes
sea anemones at low tide
Sea anemones droop during low tide in Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Trinity Reyes
alewife fish
An alewife fish swims up a fish ladder in search of fresh water to spawn in near Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: James Garner
american eel elvers
American eel elvers reach the end of their 3,000 mile migration from the Sargasso Sea. These eels could have migrated through Gray's Reef, Monitor, and Stellwagen Bank national marine sanctuaries on their way to the Jones River in Massachusetts. Photo: James Garner
two nudibranchs
A Flabellina verrucosa couple begin courtship in Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: James Garner
harbor seal lifting its head above the water
A harbor seal lifts its head above the waters of Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary to say hello! Photo: Bruce Stewart
nudibranch
A nudibranch searches for food on a bed of barnacles in Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: James Garner
rainbow smelt
A rainbow smelt rests after being caught, measured, and released by the Massachusetts Division of Marine Science near Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: James Garner
rainbow smelt
Rainbow smelt are coldwater fish who swim south searching for freshwater streams with suitable spawning habitat, before returning back to the ocean through Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: James Garner
summer flounder
A summer flounder gazes toward the surface of Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: James Garner
snapping turtle
A common snapping turtle dives slowly into the depths of Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: James Garner
snapping turtle
A common snapping turtle swims to the surface to warm itself after hours fishing in the depths of Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: James Garner
largemouth bass
A largemouth bass stares defiantly at the camera in Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: James Garner

Please note that we may use any of the photos we received for this contest on our website, on social media, and in other NOAA and National Marine Sanctuary Foundation publications. We will provide credit to photographers whenever we use any of the photos. Organizations other than NOAA and the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation may use photographs submitted in this contest to promote sustainable and responsible recreation in the National Marine Sanctuary System. These photos are not for sale and are not for commercial use unless prior permission is arranged.