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BrianW
11-20-2009, 05:57 PM
...taken from the road.

Was taking simple shots of a couple Humpbacks cruising around. Same boring stuff, spouts, dorsal fins, etc. Then they decided to breech...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v136/BrianW/photography/1200breach1.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v136/BrianW/photography/breach-2.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v136/BrianW/photography/1200breach2.jpg

perldog007
11-20-2009, 06:02 PM
COmpletely cool

The Bigfella
11-20-2009, 06:08 PM
Lovely. Thanks Brian

Nanoose
11-20-2009, 06:11 PM
Wonderful!! Thanks, Brian. :)

rbgarr
11-20-2009, 06:17 PM
Humpbacks "team feeding": http://www.mefeedia.com/video/25479891

LeeG
11-20-2009, 06:18 PM
Brian, what time of day are those photos?

Duncan Gibbs
11-20-2009, 06:27 PM
Well shot Brian! Two boys having a spot of biffo over the girls if the nature doco's I've watched are correct: Barnacles would bloody well hurt to! :eek:

C. Ross
11-20-2009, 06:35 PM
Yowsers. Thanks, Brian.

J. Dillon
11-20-2009, 06:38 PM
Great shots and thanks. :D Were you on shore or in a boat ?:confused:

JD

S/V Laura Ellen
11-20-2009, 06:54 PM
Great shots!

McMike
11-20-2009, 07:11 PM
Has to be cool to be there!!!! Nice shots!

McMike
11-20-2009, 07:19 PM
I’m still kicking myself. I used to live in Seattle, I lived with a woman who was a ranger at Katmai National Park in the summers. Never took the time to go up there. Maybe someday . . .

BrianW
11-20-2009, 07:38 PM
Brian, what time of day are those photos?

I had dropped the daughter off at school, and was taking the dog for a walk, so I'm thinking around 9:30am local.

Checked the date/time stamp in the exif info, and it appears I need to set the clock in the camera.

BrianW
11-20-2009, 07:39 PM
Coolest place I've ever lived, and the most expensive.

Terry, took'em a bit past Whale Park, further down SMC Road at the big pull out.

boylesboats
11-20-2009, 07:41 PM
...taken from the road.

Was taking simple shots of a couple Humpbacks cruising around. Same boring stuff, spouts, dorsal fins, etc. Then they decided to breech...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v136/BrianW/photography/1200breach1.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v136/BrianW/photography/breach-2.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v136/BrianW/photography/1200breach2.jpg

What? Boring? what do you meant about boring?
Those are lovely shots of water shows created by whales ... and I really like seeing them play... Beautiful snapshots...way to go... Brian

LeeG
11-20-2009, 07:58 PM
I had dropped the daughter off at school, and was taking the dog for a walk, so I'm thinking around 9:30am local.

Checked the date/time stamp in the exif info, and it appears I need to set the clock in the camera.

It's such a strange light . Thanks as always. Your photos are much appreciated.

brad9798
11-20-2009, 08:13 PM
WOW! Are you kidding me?

What GREAT shots!!

Thank you, Brian!!!

Kids love those photos!!!

:)

BrianW
11-20-2009, 08:24 PM
It's such a strange light . Thanks as always. Your photos are much appreciated.

Morning in a mountainous area... the rising sun shines down certain areas while leaving other areas still quite dark.

TimH
11-20-2009, 09:24 PM
Werent you worried about them ramming your boat? :)

hokiefan
11-20-2009, 09:31 PM
I called the kid in to look at those. He says, "Thats awwwesome!!"

Cheers,

Bobby

LeeG
11-20-2009, 09:33 PM
Morning in a mountainous area... the rising sun shines down certain areas while leaving other areas still quite dark.

that's what it is, with breaking water reflecting skylight. For me it reminds me of afternoon winter light on the coast of california when there's no storms. Kind of ominous.

PeterSibley
11-20-2009, 09:51 PM
Morning in a mountainous area... the rising sun shines down certain areas while leaving other areas still quite dark.

Wonderful light and contrast ! I saw a couple breech here recently but it would have been a terrible photo ,glare and no contrast .

paladin
11-20-2009, 10:00 PM
Hi Brian....have you tried the new artillery yet...lemmee know how it works...may have to have it adjusted to your size....

BrianW
11-20-2009, 10:26 PM
Uneditted version, except for resizing and watermark...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v136/BrianW/photography/no-edit-breech.jpg

Woxbox
11-20-2009, 10:38 PM
Nice stuff. The whale watching tours out of Provincetown, Mass., look like the worst kind of tourist traps at a glance, but the whales are out there, and you will always see them, and sometimes this sort of activity. The humpbacks love to play.

Better yet, go out there on the Stellwagen Bank in your own boat and hang out all day. It's quite a show. No need to go to Alaska if you live on the U.S. East Coast.

BrianW
11-20-2009, 10:43 PM
Better yet, go out there on the Stellwagen Bank in your own boat and hang out all day. It's quite a show. No need to go to Alaska if you live on the U.S. East Coast.

I've reported this post to the Moderator....








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BrianW
11-20-2009, 10:55 PM
Hi Brian....have you tried the new artillery yet...lemmee know how it works...may have to have it adjusted to your size....

I shipped the bow via FedEx, should be here any day!

You drink any coffee yet? ;)

Robbie 2
11-21-2009, 04:06 AM
Thanks for the photos Brian.

Spin_Drift
11-21-2009, 05:05 AM
Wonderful.....:)

Mrleft8
11-21-2009, 09:34 AM
B-Dub... Do you sell your photos?
You're really good!

Tom Robb
11-21-2009, 02:43 PM
Thanks, great shots.
Anyone who has ever tried to swim up out of the water, even with fins, must be in awe of the power involved in getting several tons of body entirely out of the water. Reminds me of the end chapters of Job where God puts Job in his place, "Where were you when I created Leviathan."

halflin
11-22-2009, 11:39 AM
Hey Brian, at last you're getting the hang of the camera,

I assume those whales had just heard that Scotland beat the Wallabies.

Keep up the good work, Magic stuff.