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Pair of Canada Geese


Pair of Canada Geese
Photo Information
Copyright: Tim Epp (BillyGoat) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 257 W: 28 N: 899] (4827)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2009-04-03
Categories: Birds
Camera: Sony A700, Minolta AF 100-300 APO
Exposure: f/8, 1/640 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2009-05-21 18:09
Viewed: 3876
Points: 6
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The composition here was intentional as it's intended to be used as a postcard with text in the deadspace.
Cheam Lake where these geese were photographed is an old limestone quarry site that has been filled with water and turned into a wildlife sanctuary. This lake is about 20 minutes from my place and is a wonderful area for photographing birds in particular.

Shot hand-held

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  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2754 W: 282 N: 4931] (19883)
  • [2009-05-21 20:16]

Excellent idea Tim,
I agree with you , this would make a beautiful post card!! Very peaceful scene with beautiful lighting, detail, color and exposure!! Well done!!
Ron

Hand held eh? You sure handled the camera well there fella! It is so real it looks unreal...la rather convoluted notion but in it's simplicity it holds so much more!
bob

Hi Tim,
Long time no see. I hope you are doing fine.
I like the clean look of this photo. The two gees surrounded by slightly rippled surface of the lake give the photo a great serene look. I love it how both are looking into the empty space.
TFS,
Niek

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