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Rosa
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Copyright: Sam Radjabi (olontur) Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 25 W: 2 N: 15] (91)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2005-09-09
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon 300D, EF 75-300mm III USM
Exposure: f/14.0, 1/200 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2005-09-13 7:09
Viewed: 3823
Points: 6
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Great White Pelican, Pelecanus onocrotalus
(if I'm not mistaken)


One of two Rose Pelikans(most probably) living in a Tehran Park(Park-e Mellat). Both of them were enthusiastically fishing stuff from the water, obviously not for food but for "fun". They even chased each other.

I cannot find any good info on the web, but as always there's Wikipedia:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pelican

The pictures all came out rather well-exposed and surprisingly clear, but I liked this one best, because of the expession of the bird itself. I know the cropped area is bothering...

A long time since my last post, but I was looking for something "quality" to up. I hope you like it!

Cheers

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It is no doubt unusuall shot because of the cropping, POV and lighting, but I think that makes it very interesting. It has great mood, perfect quality and exposure.
Usually cutting birds beak is a big "sin", but your photo looks really good framed like that.
I like it very much.
VERY WELL DONE!

Hi Sam

Interesting point of view. The light/shadow effect is excellent. Good crisp details of the water drops. Good work. TFS

Hi Sam,
I think the strong contrasting light works well here. Deep shadow to bright sunlight across this shot. The detail and colors look good. Thetight crop also works well for this shot.
Scott

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