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Old 07-22-2010, 10:54 AM
 
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That's even worse than the BP photoshop job! It's extremely easy to photoshop a whale or a yacht when the open sea is your foreground. The shadows and sun angles are not consistent between the sail, the hull and the whale. If a giant whale is about to crash my boat, I think I'd be panicking! Look at the guy in the boat, he's not even looking in the direction of the whale. And the biggest giveaway? The source of the photo is "undetermined." Right. You would think with all the photoshop frenzy in the news recently, reputable news sites would more closely check their sources!
Looking at the shadow on the satlight antena, the portuberance on the whale's nose and the shadow that the whale is casting on the boat, they all line up. The sail laks a good refference to determin the sun's agle on it with so I wont coment on it.
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Old 07-22-2010, 12:16 PM
 
Location: Fort Wayne/Las Vegas/Summit-Argo
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Apparently nobody on that boat read Moby Dick.
Shouldn't be messing w/ a whale,man.
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Old 07-23-2010, 09:29 PM
 
Location: Viña del Mar, Chile
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I gotta go with fake.
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Old 07-25-2010, 09:51 PM
 
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I gotta go with fake.
I read another raticle lost now that said there was a lot of blubber left on the boat. Real photos
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Old 07-25-2010, 10:35 PM
 
Location: Las Flores, Orange County, CA
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Now it does look real.

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Whale Jumps On Yacht in Cape Town Video Footage Released | NowPublic News Coverage
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Old 07-26-2010, 04:25 PM
 
Location: Eastern NC
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Its real, video backs up photo.
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Old 07-26-2010, 05:58 PM
 
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i thought i read that the ppl on the boat are being accused of stalking & harassing the poor whale? If it's true they deserve to get pummeled by Shamu!
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Old 07-27-2010, 06:48 PM
 
Location: SWUS
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This isn't the first time I've heard of whales messing with people.. They're smarter than they get credit for

That whale is gangsta, he just got away with the cetacean equivalent of a drive-by :P
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Old 07-29-2010, 02:58 PM
 
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i thought i read that the ppl on the boat are being accused of stalking & harassing the poor whale? If it's true they deserve to get pummeled by Shamu!
The video shows the whale making a bee line for the boat.
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Old 08-04-2010, 02:10 AM
 
Location: The Chatterdome in La La Land, CaliFUNia
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I'm still wondering how someone was able to perfectly photograph that.
I'm with you on that ...
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