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    Trumpeter Swans liftoff

    I captured these beautiful birds on a local lake just as they were leaving for their journey south.

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    Last edited by BCrose; 20th December 2012 at 02:05 AM. Reason: typo

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    Re: Trumpeter Swans liftoff

    Another nice low perspective. Great capture.

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    Re: Trumpeter Swans liftoff

    What shutter speed did you use for this?

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    Re: Trumpeter Swans liftoff

    Sublime!

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    Re: Trumpeter Swans liftoff

    That is indeed a superb image. Everything about it is right.

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    Re: Trumpeter Swans liftoff

    excellent image....

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    Re: Trumpeter Swans liftoff

    A lovely, subdued lighting image, lifted into something light-hearted by the "hop, skip and jump" of the swans.

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    Re: Trumpeter Swans liftoff

    Beautiful image. I too like the low perspective. Well done.

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    Well done. Another great low perspective shot.....Now I want to go sit in the marshes and wait for the birds....if only I had that lens......and camera.....and your expertise....not asking for much, am I? Welcome to the forum, and thank you for sharing these......inspiring.....

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    Re: Trumpeter Swans liftoff

    beautiful image

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    Re: Trumpeter Swans liftoff

    Perfect shot! How did you talk them into having their wings perfect like that?

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    Re: Trumpeter Swans liftoff

    Quote Originally Posted by RogerCook View Post
    What shutter speed did you use for this?
    1/1600

    See my other post regarding this here
    Last edited by BCrose; 20th December 2012 at 02:13 AM.

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    Re: Trumpeter Swans liftoff

    Quote Originally Posted by rpcrowe View Post
    Perfect shot! How did you talk them into having their wings perfect like that?
    That's the beauty of being able to fire off some fast bursts. Several in this series were unusable because heads were obscured etc.

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    Re: Trumpeter Swans liftoff

    Thanks for the positive feedback everyone! I appreciate it.

    I am off to dig up some more images to share. Hope I don't bore you all.
    There sure is some great landscape work here. I can spend all evening perusing the images.

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    Re: Trumpeter Swans liftoff

    The thing I love about your images is they are interesting. This one is so symmetrical and balanced. You can tell you were in the flow in this moment, hats off to you.

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    Re: Trumpeter Swans liftoff

    I echo all that has been said. Beautiful image Monte.

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