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Half Calf
Whale, Whale, Whale
Ear to Ear
Fish coat
Whale Rider - Fun at the Beach
Having a whale of a time with sea monster.
Whale Wonders
Lonely Whale
Big one
Breach by a juvenile humpback in Juneau Harbor
Time passages in the Galápagos
The sadness of a goodbye
The Spirit of the Whale
Frey whale spy hopping
Eye Spy
Dorsal
Pilot whale tail in the Galapagos
Short-finned pilot whale in the Galapagos
Whale Tail
Whale Breach
Whale watching in California.
Big Grin
Big Gulp
15th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
The sadness of a goodbye

Whale Sad eyes This photo was taken on Seaside Oregon beach. It had come to the beach a big fish and it was a whale. She looked exhausted and flipped her body for help. It was a heavy rainy day. Hard to help, there was almost no one. I just aimed to photograph his eyes and know that it was dying. I also understood that there was sadness in his eyes. That is what I captured and felt that the animals also express their feelings. Even the ones that we can't see easily everyday. I realized that, when I saw the photograph at home.

TAGS: Oregon, Sad, Whale

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Beaverton, Oregon, United States of America
Member since 2017
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© John Meriles.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 10.2016
Total Views: 84
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: April 22, 2017, 2:56 a.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 60D
Focal Length: 255mm
Shutter Speed: 1/320
Aperture: f8
ISO: ISO100
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PHOTO LOCATION Seaside, Oregon, United States of America