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Bill (Carrickfergus, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom) on 8 May 2014 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

Just about caught these humpback whales :)

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

What an amazing sight Bill, you must have felt so privileged to have seen them, a great image too

8 May 2014 7:19am

@Doug: It was very impressive, Doug. We saw a group of whales (what is the collective name for whales?) bubble net fishing and it was amazing.

Anthony Morgan Lambert from Bielefeld(Old West Wales Boy), Germany

a truly awe inspiring sight,you are so lucky to have seen them.
And for Bill above,it´s a pod of Whales.

8 May 2014 11:03am

@Anthony Morgan Lambert: Thanks for your comments, Anthony - and your information!

Jeff & Pat from Pembroke Dock, United Kingdom

Only just William, but it's so much better than I've ever done, cracking shot mate...I'm going Dolphin spotting in a couple of weeks so any tips will be gratefully received. ;>)

8 May 2014 3:27pm

@Jeff & Pat: I took a burst of shots and made allowances for shutter lag. Looking forward to seeing your results :)

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Oh how wonderful!!! This is an awesome image - just knowing those gorgeous creatures are in the water nearby!!!!

8 May 2014 5:03pm

@Ruthiebear: The absolute highlight of the trip, Ruthie!

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

This must have been just spectacular to see them! A fabulous image! Great action capture!

8 May 2014 6:28pm

@Elaine Hancock: It was an experience I'll never forget, Elaine :)

Judy aka L@dybug from Brooksville, FL, United States

What a thrill to see their actions in the water ... and to capture them must be even better!

10 May 2014 2:45am

@Judy aka L@dybug: It was pure magic :)

helys from Paris, France


20 Feb 2015 1:07pm

@helys: I always just saw their tails, never their heads.

Daryl Johnson from Worcester Park, United Kingdom

Fantastic - where was this Bill?

21 Feb 2015 9:18pm