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Young trumpeter swan in autumn colors

Post by LindaShorey » Tue Oct 31, 2017 7:20 pm

I posted a black & white photo story series in critique forum that includes the backstory, but couldn't waste these autumn colors and light :) Trumpeter swan youngsters are gray in color through their first winter.

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Post by Phil Y » Wed Nov 01, 2017 6:47 am

They are so elegant even in youth. The backgrounds are beautiful compliments in the first two. I wondered if this was a resident bird and just viewed you other post. I wish this bird a happy life.
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Post by minniev » Wed Nov 01, 2017 12:39 pm

Lovely series, I like it even better in color. That second one is frame-worthy. Very nice work.
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Post by LindaShorey » Wed Nov 01, 2017 1:15 pm

Phil and Minnie, thanks so much for your comments. Phil, I had hoped the juvenile would have been relocated by now. I don't have any information about where the others went in past two years. Or if wild release is feasible (they travel and exist in groups, of course). Perhaps time for neutering a parent??
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Post by davechinn » Wed Nov 01, 2017 4:30 pm

Linda, all are excellent images. However, I have to agree with Minnie, that second one is frame-worthy !!!
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Post by LindaShorey » Wed Nov 01, 2017 5:52 pm

davechinn wrote:Linda, all are excellent images. However, I have to agree with Minnie, that second one is frame-worthy !!!
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Thank you very much, Dave!
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Post by Charles Haacker » Fri Nov 03, 2017 3:07 pm

I am in agreement with everyone else on the second one being frameworthy. I especially like the perception that s/he is gazing at his/her own reflection in the water (probably not but that's the perception). You have that shot in B&W in your photo essay on the swan. I like them both, and I was leaning toward this same picture (#4 there) as well. (OK)
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Post by LindaShorey » Fri Nov 03, 2017 9:15 pm

Charles Haacker wrote:I am in agreement with everyone else on the second one being frameworthy. I especially like the perception that s/he is gazing at his/her own reflection in the water (probably not but that's the perception). You have that shot in B&W in your photo essay on the swan. I like them both, and I was leaning toward this same picture (#4 there) as well. (OK)


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Post by St3v3M » Sun Nov 12, 2017 10:41 pm

davechinn wrote:Linda, all are excellent images. However, I have to agree with Minnie, that second one is frame-worthy !!!
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I love that one too! S-
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Post by LindaShorey » Mon Nov 13, 2017 7:04 pm

St3v3M wrote:
davechinn wrote:Linda, all are excellent images. However, I have to agree with Minnie, that second one is frame-worthy !!!
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I love that one too! S-


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