Spontaneous Humpback

Category: Outdoor Scenes

 

Photo and caption by Matthew Thornton

While working as a fishing guide in Tofino, British Columbia I had this humpback calf jump no more than 10 feet away from the boat. On our way in from fishing for halibut we noticed a few humpback whales playing in the distance and we stopped part way in to watch. It was quite an experience to see something completely airborn so close to the boat. The lucky thing was I got the photo I submitted a fellow boat also got a picture of the whale close to mid air and it was also all caught on video. Was an amazing day.

Location: Tofino, British Columbia, Canada

 

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