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Copyright: Sky Fa (SkyF) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2234 W: 188 N: 1912] (8073)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2006-09-17
Categories: Birds
Camera: Nikon D70s, 17-70mm nikon
Exposure: f/10.0, 1/200 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
Travelogue: African Lions Safari
Date Submitted: 2006-10-25 13:22
Viewed: 3478
Points: 32
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
White storks are large, wading birds. They are covered in white feathers, except for the black primary feathers on their wings. They have long, sharp bills, and slender legs that are bright orange. Hatchlings and young have black bills and yellowish gray legs. Adults stand from 100 to 115 cm stall, with half of that height being made up by the legs. Their wingspan is 155 to 165 cm. Males are larger, on average, than females but both sexes are identical in plumage.

Picture taken at the African Lion Safari Parc

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  • dew77 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4432 W: 248 N: 4028] (13270)
  • [2006-10-25 13:24]

Hello Sky,
Lovely capture.POV,pose of stork,framing and composition are wonderful.Excellent work!
TFS...:-)

Hello Sky,

Another excellent shot from you here, excellent details, Bg, POv DOF Perfect composed and capture photo, Great work

TFS Kyle

Hi Sky,
dieser Storch ist wunderschön.
Auch sehr schön eingerahmt, gefällt mir sehr.
Bei uns gibt's eigentlich kaum noch welche in freier Wildbahn, schade.
Vielen Dank und Gruß
Sabine - wishnugaruda

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  • volkan Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor [C: 497 W: 10 N: 4] (2425)
  • [2006-10-25 15:29]

Hi Sky,
Excellent capture under soft light.Very clear details.Well done.TFS :)
Volkan

Bonjour Sky
C'est Une belle photo que ce Bel oiseau, Très belle composition, les couleurs les détails et sont très bons.
Bravo et merci...JP

Hi Sky,
Lovely stork photo.Sharp, details, colours are excellent.Well compo.Regards.

hAyAti

Hey Sky,
lovely pose and good composition :)
Seems this Stork is buys keeping out of the way of Lions :P
Cheers,
Vishal Sabharwal

Hi Sky,

Great shot of stork
Exellent composition and sharpness
great POV and DOF
i think the colours can be a little darker so i will do a workshop
hope you like it

TFS Thijs

Hi Sky,
Very well composed picture. Nice DoF, sharp. Great natural colors. Superb shot.

Ben Lakitan

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  • arfer Gold Star Critiquer [C: 2731 W: 0 N: 0] (0)
  • [2006-10-25 22:16]
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Hello Sky

A nicely composed shot of this stork.This park must be a wonderful place to take pictures.Good POV (you are in your car right).The colours are very good I like that red,black and white combo.TFS

Rob

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  • jojo Gold Star Critiquer [C: 168 W: 0 N: 8] (176)
  • [2006-10-26 2:58]

Splendide capture. Beaux détails rt belles couleurs
TFS

jojo

Hi Sky,
Well done and seen on this lovely bird. POV,DOF, exposure are great. Beautiful green surroundings. TFS.
JC

Are these the ones that bring babies to the world, Sky? :-)
Very good image from a good point of view. I like the matching color of its beak and legs.
TFS and take care.

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  • izler Gold Star Critiquer [C: 1387 W: 3 N: 9] (44)
  • [2006-10-26 9:11]

hi sky
here is nice contrast between storks colours with frame. composition, point of view, colours and details are great
TFS
regards
izler

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  • Alex99 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4072 W: 133 N: 7096] (23735)
  • [2006-10-26 11:58]

Hi Sky.
Perfectly composed action shot. You have frozen the movement very well. Sharpness and details of the bird and of the grass are very good too. You have selected DOF excellently. TFS and my regards.
Alexei.

Belle photo,cet oiseau est bin net,bien colorré,de ces trois couleurs.Amitiés Thomas

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