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Snowy in Florida


Snowy in Florida
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Copyright: brenda stevens (drchoneydew) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 162 W: 38 N: 475] (3501)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Black & White
Date Taken: 2012-01
Categories: Birds
Camera: FinePix HS20EXR
Exposure: f/8, 1/680 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
Date Submitted: 2012-01-29 20:15
Viewed: 2226
Favorites: 1 [view]
Points: 12
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It's been cloudy outside, experimenting,loved the effects and just wanted to share. Will add the other b/w form in workshop

Love our marsh birds, Egrets just fascinates me with his bright orange beak. Hoping to get a great close up this week. He has been hanging out in the backyard!

The great egret is the symbol of the National Audubon Society and represents a conservation success story. The snowy white bird's beautiful plumage made it far too popular in 19th-century North America. Great egrets were decimated by plume hunters who supplied purveyors of the latest ladies' fashions. Their populations plunged by some 95 percent. Today the outlook is much brighter. The birds have enjoyed legal protection over the last century, and their numbers have increased substantially.

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  • aruntp Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 590 W: 1 N: 357] (5379)
  • [2012-01-29 21:58]

this is really a fantastic photograph with vibrant negative / black and white effect. Some times it is an art also. great presentation and framing. tfs.

Hi Brenda,
Interesting experiment. I like it very much. Thanks for showing.
Pierre

Impressive and beautiful photo Brenda! Excellent composition and fantastic lighting.
Regards,
Christodoulos

Hi Brenda,
excellent photo of this bird. Amazing artistic composition.
Have a nice week,
Maciek

Hello Brenda,
Interesting technique, beautiful composition. Poetic photo.
Regards
Lucja

Hello Brenda,
it is well sometimes to experiment. Successful attempt to B & W. An interesting point of view. Good composition. I really like it.
Regards - Sławek

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