"Hello World-I Made It"
Adorable shot Rob. You managed to deal with the light conditions really, really well. Composition, detail in the feathers and exposure for the white on white is perfect. Catching the moment, absolutely outstanding. Gorgeous shot and I'm jealous! TFS :) Oh, and there is another cute one behind having a nap - *so* cute!
Wonderful Robert! Thank you so much for sharing this event with us. It is remarkable how much I have been looking forward to it.
You must feel like a proud papa, or something.
Well done and congratulations on a truly exciting post and notes.
Sorry, got caught up with the babe and forgot the critique.
Excellent details, color, POV, and adorability factor. Superb composition, thank you.
- Runnerduck (1851)
- [2005-05-23 8:05]
Congratulations! It's been a long wait, but well worth it.
A fantastic shot, perfect considering light conditions etc...
I've just spotted the other one lying down - so adorable.
Thank you for sharing. Can't wait to see more of these.
- Comandante (1408)
- [2005-05-23 8:19]
Very cute shot Robert!
Details and composition are perfect.Thanks for sharing.
- LordPotty (12503)
- [2005-05-23 8:33]
Hi Robb, Its funny we have ducklings too,(OOPS SORRY...THESE ARE CYGNETS)
It is well into winter here.We've only had one very slight frost but our black Cayuga duck has been sitting.
We had a few black and a few yellow (Appleyard x) but sadly one black one died this evening.
Ducks are pretty clumsy mothers and a bit stupid too.
Are swans like that too?
A lovely image, though with a strong blue color cast. I did a workshop to remove the color cast and adjust the histogram, which is essentially empty on the right hand side. See if you like it.
- elizemeijer (2009)
- [2005-05-23 10:00]
Our babies came out on friday :) Just love swan-babies.. they are all grey bundles of fluff !!! I just posted one as well with mom and some babes.
Great details, love how he is looking out from under mom.
- touristdidi (2490)
- [2005-05-23 10:14]
What a sweet baby, I just love the duckling!
- Pedda (1287)
- [2005-05-23 12:28]
With a digi cam and patience you can get a lot of great pictures and this is one of them. Great details so you can nearly feel the softness from the down.
- urban (413)
- [2005-05-23 15:39]
This is a great moment to se the little ones. It is really qute lying there in the warmth from mother. Great picture!
Hi Rob, lovely shot. Lots of cute appeal here. It's great to see them hatched out after looking at the eggs. I bet Mum's a little relieved although her work has only just begun. I was going to do a WS but Alan beat me to it. Very well done.
- TAZ (10926)
- [2005-05-25 3:51]
Belle et intéressante composition photographique bien réalisée pour ces petits cygnes. Maîtrise des blancs, bon point de vue et bonne netteté.
Touching, interesting & well done !
- gerhardt (11620)
- [2005-05-26 5:12]
So glad to see them out and about, Robert. Your baby sitting paid of. Such a nice series and I hope it doesn't end here.. :) Keep us posted.