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A killer whale breaching!
A killer whale breaching!
bspujari


Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Stopped Motion VI (Advanced Editing VII)
Camera: Canon EOS-350D Rebel XT
Lens: Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS
Location: Vancouver
Date: Aug 28, 2011
Aperture: 7.1
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/800
Galleries: Animals, Action
Date Uploaded: Aug 29, 2011

A female orca or killer whale, jumps off the waters of Vancouver presenting a stunning display.

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End of day 1: Rating 7.16 .. (am I heading towards my first ribbon?)
End of day 2: Rating 7.12 .. drop by .04 :(
End of day 3 : Rating 7.16 (yay!)
End of day 4 : Rating 7.17 (get me that ribbon!)
End of day 5 : Rating 7.17
End of day 6 : Rating 7.21 !!!!!!
Barely 9 hours of voting remains and my score is boosting!!! 7.28 yeee!!

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Oops! missed the ribbon!
But got my personal best! :)

Statistics
Place: 4 out of 84
Avg (all users): 7.2353
Avg (commenters): 8.5000
Avg (participants): 7.0217
Avg (non-participants): 7.3050
Views since voting: 3800
Views during voting: 395
Votes: 187
Comments: 23
Favorites: 6 (view)


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09/11/2011 06:23:47 AM
Excellent shot, congrats on the 4th place!
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09/07/2011 08:27:20 PM
What an awesome shot!! It was a 9 from me. Congrats on the HM and PB!!
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09/07/2011 03:53:30 PM
Fantastic shot! Congratulations on your HM and new PB!
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09/07/2011 01:21:14 PM
Should have won! spectacular image!
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09/07/2011 10:20:05 AM
Congrats on your wonderful image, the memory of it all, and your new PB!
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09/07/2011 10:16:25 AM
I love them to pieces even tho never seen one (but hopefully will). Congratulations on such an amazing shot!
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09/07/2011 06:39:58 AM
This really did deserve to ribbon, bad luck on missing your first one.

At least you have a great image to remind you of something most people will never get to see live.
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09/07/2011 01:32:54 AM
Lucky you! Well done.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
09/06/2011 11:59:49 PM
Great shot.
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09/06/2011 12:13:21 PM
Spectacular capture!! 9
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09/05/2011 05:42:20 PM
Very nice. Great capture.
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09/05/2011 05:25:51 PM
Wow, lucky you to see this, and to get a great photo of it too.
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09/05/2011 03:49:47 PM
Amazing capture. Sharp as a tack, crystal clear. Refreshing photo. Excellent stuff.
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09/05/2011 11:07:59 AM
Beautiful
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09/04/2011 09:35:39 PM
wow!..9
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09/02/2011 03:52:13 PM
A belly button!!!! Awesome!
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09/02/2011 07:49:23 AM
Beautiful.
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09/01/2011 05:52:05 PM
long trip for one awesome shot 8
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08/31/2011 04:21:10 PM
Holy wow!! THIS. IS. AMAZING. 9

If this had been in captivity I wouldn`t of scored it anywhere near this - but it looks like it is in the wild and for that its 9 all the way.. incredible! Looking forward to seeing who shot this.

9 & fav.
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08/31/2011 02:05:40 PM
08/31/2011 01:42:27 PM
Fantastic! The directionality of the whale vs the water spray is very powerful.
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08/31/2011 06:11:26 AM
Oh man, this'd be a great shot at any time, but to grab it in a week when it also fit a challenge...
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08/31/2011 01:27:30 AM
Oh WOW Seriously awesome capture of this Orca
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