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Uploaded 21-Jun-09
Taken 20-Jun-09
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Photo Info

Dimensions4288 x 2848
Original file size5.71 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken20-Jun-09 15:21
Date modified21-Jun-09 09:42
Shooting Conditions

Camera modelNIKON D2X
Focal length550 mm
Focal length (35mm)825 mm
Max lens aperturef/5.7
Exposure1/320 at f/13
FlashNot fired
Exposure bias-1/3 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Aperture priority
ISO speedISO 400
Metering modePattern
Digital zoom1x
"Belly Flop in the Making" - Orcas

"Belly Flop in the Making" - Orcas

Orcas, also know as Killer Whales, are an incredible site to see, especially in the wild! On a recent trip to Salt Spring Island, Canada, I had the opportunity to take a whale watching trip with Ian Gidney of Gulf Island Safari to see "J Pod" as they made their way to the feeding grounds off the Fraser River Delta area of British Columbia. What a show several young males put on for us! Constantly breaching as they made their way north. I think trying to attract that "special girl" also had something to do with it! Anyway, they ceratinly were having a whale of a time!!