A sounding humpback whale tail fronts Five Fingers Lighthouse. The lighthouse is no longer manned but perhaps this humpback and its companions keep watch over the venerable lighthouse station.
Frederick Sound, SE Alaska, USA
July 15, 2010
Canon 7D, Canon 100-400mm 4.5-5.6L IS lens, shutter 1/640, f/5.6, exposure bias +1.67, shutter priority, focal length 275mm, ISO 400
Alaska~Beyond Your Dreams (9-17-10)