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Swanning around Southampton

It’s not especially uncommon for me to be wrong, and this week has been no exception. I recently had a whinge about the local mute swans being difficult to photograph because of their propensity to position themselves in bright sunshine on dark ponds. However, they have been my photographic saviours of late because it has been damp and murky and anything even vaguely bright has been a beautiful gift to my camera.So the mute swans have had my vote almost every day this week (except for Thursday,... continue reading

Obsessions

Within my general obsession with photography I have developed numerous small sub-obsessions. Whenever these crop up I want to go and photograph that same thing again and again until I get a photo that I am happy with, or until what will become my next obsession pops up: usually the latter happens first. At that point, I abandon my existing obsession like a once new toy, and immerse myself in the latest fad. And so it goes on, until eventually I chance upon my most comforting subject once again, exclaim... continue reading

Moving forward

Attended an agricultural show in Botswana and as i was having my camera with me i took a few images which i later uploaded on dreamstime and were all approved. Since joining dreamstime my love for photography has been growing and i feel i'm becoming better and better with each day.       continue reading

Friends and Photography

Over the past few weeks I've just passed my driving test and got myself on the road.Looking forward to accessing more locations with the camera.Anyway on with this blog.I've been off work for the Spring break and arranged a catch up with my mate Alex.It was Alex that introduced me to DSLR cameras over my mighty old Samsung compact a few years back.We met up and went up to Culross last week, beautiful wee old coastal town on the river Forth.The wind blew as I walked along the pier... continue reading

White swans

Hey everyone!One early misty morning I was very lucky. Near little lake I meet coupleof swans. They was very friendly. I vant to sharesome photos with you.     continue reading

White swans

Not so long ago I started to take picture of birds. It's very interesting. Walking in wild nature I get a lot of good emotions. The birds gift many surprises. I vant to show a few white swans photos. Mybe you like them :)            continue reading

Spring flood in Lithuania

Flood in Lithuania start when the biggesst lithuanian river Nemunas overflows from coast. Flood in Silute Region is typical only in this region. Rarely flood happens in winter or autumn. In this time many meadows and small roads are in water. Returning or migrating birds like to rest in flood meadows. In this time the main my shoes - rubber boots. For this I can see more nice places and do interesting photos.           continue reading

Get to know the birds of Turkey - 14

Hello all,After a very long period, I'm back in the blogs with the queen of birds:MUTE SWAN - CYGNUS OLOR The mute swan (Cygnus olor) is a species of swan, and thus a member of the waterfowl family Anatidae. It is native to much of Europe and Asia.Adults of this large swan typically range from 140 to 160 cm (55 to 63 in) long, although can range in extreme cases from 125 to 170 cm (49 to 67 in), with a 200 to 240 cm (79 to 94 in) wingspan.[4][12] Males are larger than females and have a... continue reading

Swan head shape

The swan image is great, I like to share to everyone. continue reading

Collections Contribution Request Part IX

Here's another round of 6 new collections that need your input :) Hope you like going through them even if you don't have anything that currently fits.Ethnic Patterns:Beauty of Swans:Easter Cookies, Cakes, & ChocolateCats for Dog PeopleIn HarmonyJapanese GardenThe old ones are always open for new material as well.Part... continue reading

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