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Mute Swan preening.


Mute Swan preening.
Photo Information
Copyright: Peter Bagnall (Heyshamite) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 144 W: 0 N: 396] (2193)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-09-06
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon 20D, Sigma 300-800mm zoom, super telephoto, Sigma Circular Polariser
Exposure: f/8, 1/800 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2007-09-29 1:26
Viewed: 3386
Points: 6
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
I came across this Mute Swan having a good preen in the early morning sunshine. I was actually after the Great White Egret but could not resist this opportunity.
The way it has its paddle on its back reminded me of a small trawl boat and the steady sail they use to keep the boat on a line as they lift the crab pots etc.
Camera settings:- ISO 400, 1120mm focal length, Auto exposure and white balance, 1.4x converter, remote shutter cord.

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very nice capture

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  • MMM Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1114 W: 0 N: 2546] (11425)
  • [2007-09-29 8:26]

Hi Peter.
Very nice image.Good POV and sharp image whit great details You had obtain very good results for the details on the white colors.
TFS Michel

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  • Debz Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 505 W: 0 N: 847] (3307)
  • [2007-10-16 9:35]
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Hi Peter, this is a nice shot of the swan and very well exposed on the whites. You caught the light well and I love the pov of the Swan preening. Nice composition. I see they haven't taken down your Tamarind Monkeys.
Cheers
tfs
debz

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