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* A family of Greylag Geese on the water at North Cave wetland in East Yorkshire

 

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deficiency of time but big challenge !

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I finally made it out to do landscape photography, but was on a business trip so photography was limited. Here, I return to Folly Beach in South Carolina, to the Summer Place, where I saw this flotilla of pelicans soaring homeward as the sun set. This photo and the South Carolina vibe are strong contrast to my photography in Florida, where lately I've been doing kiddie portraits (!!) in fine art style, and also working with major colleges and universities covering dance, theatre, and music. But not landscapes, and I am keen to go out on the road again soon!

 

A small group of cabin cruisers heading for Tower Bridge in the early morning.

Ripped from the News

Let's face it: Humanity cannot get it together.

Not meant to diminish the tragedy or offend anyone.

 

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Float On/Modest Mouse

Kremenchug reservoir, Ukraine

 

the rain took a break yesterday and the clouds came out to play,

then last night the skies opened and it poured 'til morning, its stopped now but still quite breezy, must nip out for a walk now before it starts up again, hope you all are well.

About this time of year, the water fowl who are going to stay over start congregating in South Bay. The Swans start outnumbering the Canada Geese which usually dominate the bay near the shore line. I have no idea how many there are out there as this is only a small fraction. An audit by wildlife inspectors a few days ago counted 200 but I would dare the guess that it is closer to 500 at he moment. On a bright sunlit day they they practically glow.There are plently of ducks and Canada Geese as well.

A Mallard mother cruising along with her seven ducklings.

The Canada Goose Navy was on patrol this day in one of our local parks. The first group includes 11 goslings, the most I've ever seen. The other group includes one. This will be an interesting neighborhood for awhile.

Fremont Cottonwood leaves floating in a small pond. Utah County, Utah.

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Cairo Egypt , taken on 13 March 2010 by Christos Voreakos.

Zagreb - Lake Jarun

Sammamish River

Bothell, WA

 

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East Riddlesden Hall

 

It’s not a great shot as they were all moving so fast, and not always in the same direction. Mum appeared first, then out from underneath the trees came the tiny ducklings, they can’t be very old, I counted 15. Not sure if they all belong to her as there were other ducks on the pond, but she seemed happy for them to all tag along behind.

 

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Looking east towards Blackfriars Bridge and the City.

Shake the Lake Fireworks over Lake Monona, Madison WI. Huge flotilla watching from the lake.

We have had pelican scouts earlier here on the Elk River, but this past weekend, the flotilla was in!!!

Canada Goose and goslings.

Not the sharpest of shots - i was taking some wide-angle shots in a dark, over-hung pond when i heard a row behind me and spun round to see these boys coming into land, so just had to spin some dials, shoot and hope. i like the shapes they make, the strong reflection of the shapes and the fact that are all at different stages of the landing process so it's almost like a stop frame of one bird landing.

 

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Geese at dawn.

These builds are technically old, but I've recently given them some new paint jobs!

 

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The Conservatory Water in Central Park.

the colours came out strangely but I was shooting into a very hot, strong and dazzling sun.

Seafarers Sailing Club setting off for an evening sail on the Solent

The Scotts were invading...

Or intercepting a Bond villian in the purple boat?

 

I don't know, but it was a fun leg of the grid drive.

 

The jetski's were playful.

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