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PHOTO HUNTER - "BLUE"

This week's theme for PhotoHunter is "blue". I found these photos my husband had taken. They are of icebergs, and show the lovely blue tint that some have. The photos were taken in Prince William Sound, on a boat trip from Whittier to Valdez.

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Comments (10)

Iceburgs are such a beautiful thing - great shots.

Ohhhhh, I KNEW you would have something fabulous for blue! Gorgeous!

Wow, what makes the icebergs so blue? Beautiful photos!!

Wow!
Cindy, these are gorgeous photos. You are so blessed, living in the most beautiful place of all!
Thanks for sharing,
Ciao,
Brenda

Eden:

WoW, one learns something new everyday. I did not know that some icebergs are blue. Great photo choices.

Here's the reason icebergs are blue. This is from WikiAnswers. "Because the red (long wavelengths) part of white light is absorbed by ice and the blue (short wavelengths) light is transmitted and scattered. The longer the path light travels in ice, the more blue it appears.
The purity and age of the ice also play an important factor in the color of ice in glaciers. As the ice ages it is compressed, melted and frozen again eliminating air bubbles that scatter the light rays and bounce them back out in the same color they came in (white). Once the ice becomes pure the light waves are much more likely to be absorbed promoting the deep blue color.

Lovely shots of blue ice.

Barb Cabot:

WoW! Those are some photos! Love them. Thanks for such a great choice for blue! Double Wow!

Thanks for the explanation. Interesting info!

Those are absolutely gorgeous photos!

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