An orca displays fairly typical behaviour of excitement and playfulness by tail lopping. This orca had just finished a meal and started tail slapping or tail lopping in the beautiful glow of sunset.
Transient killer whales (orca, Orcinus orca, T30's & T137's) after killing a sea lion off Malcolm Island near Donegal Head, British Columbia, Canada.
I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS 7D, aperture of f/4.5, exposure time of 1/2000 sec. on ISO 200, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 300mm.
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