While we watched the duo we were also basking in a beautiful sunrise. I guess this is why they call this part of British Columbia's coast the 'Sunshine Coast.' The colors and backlighting added a little uniqueness to an already magical encounter with these whales.
|Big Bull headed my way|
|Orca tail flukes|
Both humpbacks and orca share a certain level of intelligence that we are only beginning to comprehend. It always feels like I am in the presence of social beings when I'm surrounded by whales. Maybe one day I'll get an underwater photo of an orca. Until then I'll keep going for the perfect one above water.