Swan Lake Ballet
- marhowie (486)
- [2007-07-31 7:25]
Most birds use a series of behaviors to reinforce the bond between the mated
pair..Maybe this explains it, not sure..
Glad to hear you have made a good recovery from the CTS, that keyboard can do a number on you over time. I like the wide frame, good POV & details. Perhaps slightly under exposed a bit.
I'm not a swan expert but I would say it's a bonding or mating ritual. I love the way they arch their necks, a beautiful pose. Nicely done.
- clnaef (6814)
- [2007-07-31 7:49]
Joli binôme qui joue un joli balet.
- John_F_Kennedy (3684)
- [2007-07-31 7:52]
Excellent portrait of the birds. Good sharpness. I like that intense look.
- uleko (10940)
- [2007-07-31 7:59]
Beautiful well-timed shot of these two swans in tandem. Sharp details and good colours in spite of the poor light.
TFS and best wishes, Ulla
- jaycee (25460)
- [2007-07-31 8:01]
You caught this beautiful pair at a wonderful time in exactly the same positions. The shapes of their necks is marvelous. You did a good job even under bad conditions. Just lovely.
alas i am no expert either, but the explaination that Howard and Janice offered seems to be the most likely. I like the similar positions of these two and their obvious bond that they have...i'm curious as to where in Southbourne you shot this?!
Really wonderful view of these smart swans. I like composition and I agree with Howard that it maybe a litte under exposed, though I don't know how is the Brithish light :-)
I'm not an expert at all with software for photo edition, but I have made a "amateur" color correction. I hope you like it!
TFS, José M.
- mlines (3116)
- [2007-07-31 16:17]
Hi Silke. Well seen and recorded. It looks like some sort of mating ritual? Well focussed and presented. Murray.
- arfer (0)
- [2007-07-31 20:25]
It was a private display of ballet just for you.Shh don't let their secret out or the international news machine will be hounding them.A lovely composition of these two.The motion is captured and very gracefully.The details and focus are very good.Very well done despite the overcast sky.TFS
- pablominto (14563)
- [2007-07-31 23:37]
Must have been great to witness such a behaviour!
And with a ready camera in hand, resulting in this fine image!
Birds are well exposed and the presentation is perfect!
- gracious (13068)
- [2007-08-01 0:27]
Great exposure and focus in your captured here!
I liked the soft-toned light that really matching the pair!
good clarity with details too
well composed and well seen
- lemoineth (2286)
- [2007-08-01 4:51]
Belle photo de ce couple de cygnes, qui forment souvant le signe 22, bonne netteté et bons détails malgés le faible éclairage. Amitiés Thomas
- angybone (7684)
- [2007-08-01 5:14]
Wish my husband would dance with me! ha ha
Great shot and fascinating behavior you've pointed out.
- pierrefonds (12974)
- [2007-08-01 15:13]
A nice image of the swans, the photo has agood composition, sharpness and nice colors. Thanks for sharing.
- Janice (18832)
- [2007-08-04 4:49]
Swan Lake Ballet. Quite sweet to think the couple have their own dance - like we often have our own song...
lovely picture very well composed with two lovely swams in the same position