taslishaw: J19 (aka: Shachi) breaching and loo…


J19 (aka: Shachi) breaching and looking like a cover girl on a typical tourist brochure.

I took this photo facing to the south west, looking over the Strait of Georgia and Gulf Islands beyond that. Behind me and completely hidden in this image is the metropolis of Vancouver with its harbour full of large cargo ships and human population of over 2 million. I hope this insight makes you consider how deceptive an image can be, but also the more realistic context these whales find themselves in. The tourist brochure presents the fantasy.

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