Cranes in the Morning, Rederangsee, Nationalpark Müritz, Germany

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During my August stay at the Nationalpark Müritz, I used the mornings both for the light as well as the animal life. Driving with the bicycle through the national park actually made you see lots of animals, including deer, right on the way.

My main goal, however, was 20 km away. The Rederangsee is a place where cranes stop by in autumn before the move on to warmer places in Spain and Africa. Not as many as elsewhere, but concentrated, and very impressive. You are alone during that time, and even without taking pictures, it was majestic. I have posted a panning shot before, this one is different, but uses depth of field to isaloate a small group of cranes, while still showing some context. I recommend to use large black magic on this picture.

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  1. Dani℮l 64 months ago | reply

    Nice catch!

  2. gripspix (Grandpa 3.0!) 64 months ago | reply

    Wundervolle Aufnahme!

  3. Batram 64 months ago | reply

    Ui! Das sind aber viele! Fliegen die in den Süden über Weihnachten???
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  4. kayodeok 64 months ago | reply

    Very nice capture of those cranes

  5. photontrappist 64 months ago | reply

    impressive sight, great shot.

  6. Batikart 64 months ago | reply

    Schön erwischt ... die Meute ;-) !

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  8. nature photographer. 64 months ago | reply

    Excellent capture and beautiful timing..! Have a great Thursday, my friend.

  9. Jeanne Kliemesch 64 months ago | reply

    a fantastic shot

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  11. giuseppedr 64 months ago | reply

    Love this kind of habitat....a great capture I can see here!

  12. mueritz 64 months ago | reply

    Wunderschönes Naturschauspiel.

  13. Dene' Miles 64 months ago | reply

    Beautiful shot, great capture!

  14. bsouthj 64 months ago | reply

    How nice to see so many of them flying together. Good capture!

  15. Candle Tree 63 months ago | reply

    So many in one frame! Wonderful!

    Sorry for the delayed visit and comment, was forced to stay away from Flickr due to tremendous work pressure.

    Cheers and SEASON'S GREETINGS!

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