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Residents of a central Alberta town got a front-row seat to a spectacular spring tornado Friday afternoon.
“Just a normal day on the docks working,when all of the sudden right behind me not 5ft away comes feeding out of the water a humpback whale swallowing everything in its path! By the time I turned around the whale had already submerged it’s self under nowhere to be seen. So me being a freak for nature photography got my Samsung Galaxy note 4 out and started to record in hopes that this amazing creature would soon come bubble feeding again, and what do you know I catch a glimpse of boiling water not 5ft from the docks again! It was a great day to have a camera!
K and I did the Alaska cruise thing years ago when I was working in Vancouver. Ketchikan, where this was filmed was one of the stops.
First is a photo taken by reader Bataviawillem.
Then a series by a Russian photographer, Marat Akhmetvaleev, whose work can be seen here. Not every photo specifies a location, but of those that do, they are all in the Ural Mountains area.
Misty Wandering by Marat Akhmetvaleev.
Crystal by Marat Akhmetvaleev (pieces of ice in early spring left on a lake)
Autumn cruise by Marat Akhmetvaleev.
Deathtrap by Marat Akhmetvaleev (spooky-looking: perhaps a lake created by a dam, leaving behind dead trees)
Rhythm of life by Marat Akhmetvaleev
Untitled by Marat Akhmetvaleev
Tonquin Valley Sunset (Rockies) by Ron Worobec.
Rays of Abundance (McBride area) by Ron Worobec
Sounds of the Sea (West Coast Trail) by Ron Worobec
Creeping Winter (McBride area) by Ron Worobec
Sunrise on the Homestead (McBride area) by Ron Worobec