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Old 22 May 2016, 02:30 PM
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Goldfish 3 giant whales surface next to fishing boat



Hmmmmm, looks fishy to me. The boat looks like it has been added in, the waves immediately around the boat are a lot smaller than the surrounding waves.

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Old 22 May 2016, 04:32 PM
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The boat and whales aren't on the same scale. Humpbacks aren't nearly that large.
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The image is usually credited to Scott Methvin. One of the comments about the image on his FB page is "Nice photoshop work Scott". He's a painter. I don't see anywhere that he himself admits it's a composite.

ETA - Oh, better than just admitting it. He has the original up as well:
https://scontent.xx.fbcdn.net/t31.0-...36664057_o.jpg

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Ganzfeld comes through with the goods!!
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When we were in Newfoundland last summer fishing off the Northern Shore of the Avalon Peninsula a whale went under our boat -- i wouldn't have noticed it except for the skipper telling us about it --- i took pictures -- but all you can see is the water such graceful creatures.
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