Alone on the Ice - Emperor Penguins
- joey (24909)
- [2007-12-03 8:30]
this reminds me of that recent penguin film... Happy Feet I think :)
Good low-down POV and a decent composition.
Nice colours as well.
- earthtraveler (3483)
- [2007-12-03 8:31]
Nice group shot of these Penquins. What a treat to see them in the wild. Only nit would be the absence of the eye on the large one in the middle. Is that the male? Great note of an incredibly well adapted creature. Fine color and composition, good detail mostly. TFS
- Argus (50626)
- [2007-12-03 8:33]
I great capture from the extreme south. The sharpness and different attitudes of these Emperor Penguins are the best feature and the exposure against the blinding snow is well managed.
Nice to see and thanks,
- eqshannon (31141)
- [2007-12-03 8:50]
I'll say one thing James...you are a well traveled man. Your free air miles must be 10x the number of actual miles I have flown...to get things like this wonderful picture..geese...This is one I will not ever get and I think I can say that with some confidence:-)
- angela926 (3083)
- [2007-12-03 8:52]
very nice composition and beautiful colors.good pov. I love penguins!
- gracious (13068)
- [2007-12-03 9:06]
Great captured of these lovely Penguin in low pov!
total sharpness, vivid colour and details on this shot!
lovely composition with useful notes
p/s will email for contact when in Auckland before you leave UK!
- cataclysta (5666)
- [2007-12-03 9:25]
Beautiful Antarctic scene. Young pinguins with one adult. Good exposure, nice frame but maybe you could crop it a little bit from the bottom.
- valy67 (9219)
- [2007-12-03 9:56]
Hello James !
This is a splendid picture ! Excellent details, nice natural colors, wonderful composition and POV. I also like the fact that each penguin is looking in a different direction. The young ones look cute and fluffy - nice to see the difference between the adult and the young ones, it is very interesting.
Vaery well done !
- writerscrawlz (2961)
- [2007-12-03 10:05]
Excellent notes! If I'm not mistaken, are some of the ones in the photo youngsters? The pov is perfect because I can view so many. This is a wonderful sub-group you have here. I only wish I could get a few like this in the wild. :)
- hester (11638)
- [2007-12-03 10:29]
That is a gorgeous shot. I am so envious of you for seeing such wonderful sights. I love the composition, the POV, the framing and the exposure. Most of all I love the subject..they are so cute.
p.s it reminds me of the film Happy Feet as well
- nglen (36145)
- [2007-12-03 11:08]
Hi James. I have read your notes and fine them very interesting so thanks for them. Its a birds i love to see have yet to see one other than a Zoo. You have captured a fine shot. with good detail and colour. you have done well with the bright light you must of had. TFS.
- PeterZ (49139)
- [2007-12-03 12:03]
Beautiful photo of this Penguins. Excellent light and detailed colours. Very good low POV.
Nice to see the penguins in all different directions. Pretty composition.
- Evelynn (14454)
- [2007-12-03 12:44]
I love your choice of composition James, with the one adult and those fuzzy little ones... one looking left, one looking right, one forward and one backward... cool. I see a bit of a sharpening halo along the high contrast edges. Sometimes you can just run a tiny blur tool along that edge to eliminate the halo without affecting the sharpness of the rest of the photo.
Evelynn ; )
- Patleboss (5950)
- [2007-12-03 13:48]
Wouaw James, fantastic shot !!!
Lovely family portrait very sharp and perfectly focused,
- NinaM (4077)
- [2007-12-03 15:30]
Hi James, this is a great shot. We feel the cripy air and snow and the cute little fellows are so well adapted to this harsh environment. Great composition and colour, thank you!
- marhowie (486)
- [2007-12-03 16:24]
Excellent notes on the Emperor James, great looking image from a scanned slide..
It's one of nature's wonders how they can stay warm, even in those extreme low temps.
The young one's are very cute lookin :)
- Adanac (21378)
- [2007-12-03 17:42]
Lovely capture of this beautiful baby sitter and its' five charges. Great detail, colors and composition.
- pankajbajpai (16627)
- [2007-12-03 18:24]
very nice shot, the gropu of penguins have been captured beautifully, liked the composition, precise dof,
tfs & regards
- arfer (0)
- [2007-12-03 19:50]
I agree with Joey ,this looks like Happy Feet.
The details and focus are very good.
Very good lighting and colours.
You have really been blessed to be able to see the World.
- mariki (9477)
- [2007-12-04 0:33]
Very nice picture of this group of penguins. Nice composition. Each little penguin looks at another side: one looks forwards, one looks at its right, the other at its left and the last one shows its back.
Good focus and colours,
- EOSF1 (23955)
- [2007-12-04 1:30]
Hello James, that's a wonderful image, the light is great, the composition awesome and a very good exposure. Good scan too. Thanks,
- Debz (3307)
- [2007-12-04 3:16]
Hi James, these are beautiful, hard working Penguins. I have the famous DVD which shows their long and ardous journey to fish. Light always looks good in this part of the world, I hope to go one day. A very nice compositon of this group, the young look very healthy. Wonderful detail and sharpness and great colours.
- anel (40574)
- [2007-12-04 3:53]
The Penguins are among the loveliest creatures and it is so much fun to watch them. On your picture I like the authoritarian attitude of the adult one. Interesting to read about the diving performations; incredible!
Thanks a lot
He visto tu mapa de países visitados y ya casi está todo naranja! Conoces más países que yo ciudades de mi país! :(
Esta foto de pingüinos es una delicia, me gustan esos tonos suaves del entorno nevado y por supuesto esas maravillosas aves, como resalta el adulto entre los jóvenes.
Fabulous yet again!
These scenes are so exciting to me...as a Texan I am amazed by the mere photo of snow nonetheless penguins! WOW!
- SelenE (13972)
- [2007-12-04 23:51]
Very nice capture of this beautiful penguins. Well done and TFS
- pablominto (14563)
- [2007-12-04 23:55]
Fine details in those funny fellows!
A well composed presentation, I notice how their attention takes different directions...
Good colours & details!
- Mana (18598)
- [2007-12-04 23:58]
Just acknowledging this wonderful shot from you. Sorry, absolutely tied up with an urgent assignment hence forced to do a short-work.
- uleko (10940)
- [2007-12-06 8:06]
I find it hard to keep up with all your fine images! This is a splendid capture of this family group, the young ones looking very cuddly!! These Penguins are so beautiful and you're lucky to have seen them in their natural habitat. Beautiful composition in fine light and colours and very sharp.
Many thanks and cheers, Ulla
- M_Detay (832)
- [2007-12-06 16:20]
Nice group shot of these Emperor Penguins.
Great shot with nice details and great colors.
Cheers from Hong Kong.
- krvanheuven (632)
- [2007-12-16 14:18]
Great shot. I love those Emperor Penguins. Still on my wish list to ever capture them.
- rishabh6296 (827)
- [2008-01-27 7:19]
excellent composition,the penguins look majestic,well done.
- Elanor (50)
- [2008-02-05 8:57]
It looks just like a scene from Happy Feet. Cute and oh so well photographed! I love the colours of the adult penguin in the center, surrounded by the younger ones. Very beautiful!