Smogard writes that this photo “was taken offshore of Lahaina in Maui, Hawaii. … We were on a whale-watching trip, and this male whale escorting a female and her calf breached about 100 feet from the boat."
- Picture taker: Wayne Smogard of Fargo
- What: Whale watching off the coast of Maui
- When: Jan. 21
- Distance from Fargo: About 4,000 miles