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Photo: Lonely Male Northern Vancouver Island

A lonely male Killer Whale surfaces in the sun's rays in the waters off Northern Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada.

Take a different approach to life and head out onto the vast waters off Northern Vancouver Island to see a killer whale in its natural environment. A lonely male Orca surfaces as the rays from the sun paints a pink coloring to the lingering mist from his blowhole.The forested wilderness in the background, fairly calm waters, the sunlight and a Killer Whale is what makes life unbelievable for anyone that comes here to whale watch. Imagine yourself as an lonely male Orca journeying through these waters without a care in the world except the possibility of some humans. Most people that come to the Northern end of Vancouver Island are here to whale watch, fish or enjoy the beautiful scenery of the area not to cause any problems.The time of day and the lighting as the male Killer Whale ventures near our boat gives us the ideal opportunity to capture his picture. On a whale watching trip off Northern ... continue below the picture...



Lonely Male Northern Vancouver Island

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Lonely Male Northern Vancouver Island
Photo of a lonely male enjoying the quietness of the waters off Northern Vancouver Island, Canada on a whale watching tour.

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... Vancouver Island when you are spending time around the Northern Resident Killer Whales, one is never sure what type of behavior an Orca will do next. You can turn away for half a second and miss a spectacular breach, spyhop, pectoral fin slaps from this male or he may suddenly disappear.You make think that this male Orca is all alone but in reality, his family is not that far away. One call from his mother will send him swimming back to his pod as they continue on their travels in these waters off Northern Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada.Killer Whales off Northern Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada

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I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II, aperture of f/6.3, exposure time of 1/320 sec. on ISO 200, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 400mm.

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Lonely Male Northern Vancouver Island
A lonely male Killer Whale surfaces in the sun's rays in the waters off Northern Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada.
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Rolf Hicker
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