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Our feathered friends are found all around us. From the common to the exotic.
- Birds of any type in the wild or in captivity. Share your images, techniques and equipment choices.
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Re: Dambirds Stage Show

Postby minniev » Wed May 31, 2017 7:18 pm

Ceropegia wrote:Absolutely the best dam birds to date! I much prefer these lighthearted images to the darker moodier ones. You started off my day with a smile! Vaudeville at the dam for sure - hoofin' it up and struttin' their thing. I can't choose a favorite, they are both so great.


Thank you. The lighthearted ones are fun for me too. Definitely Vaudeville at the dam! Those long concrete chutes make great stages when the water is up like this.

(The moody ones are bread and butter.)
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Postby minniev » Wed May 31, 2017 7:25 pm

Charles Haacker wrote:Any picture that makes me Grin Out Loud is a great picture. That first one is Shuffle Off to Buffalo without the top hats and rattan canes (but they are there if you look close). The second is Struttin' at the Savoy, also without the toppers and canes but heck, birds don't got thumbs. :D (OK)


Glad they got a smile outa ya Chuck! Yes, the top hats and canes would really ice the cake.

The birds can be hilarious. The in-house name of that first shot is The Biscuit Dance. Right before I shot it, I had an early morning outing to the park with the grandsons. When I delivered a bag of hot McDonald's biscuits, the youngest and oldest broke out in a spontaneous dance of celebration that they called their Biscuit Dance. The birds and the boys have a lot in common.
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Re: Dambirds Stage Show

Postby minniev » Wed May 31, 2017 7:27 pm

:p
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Charles Haacker wrote:Any picture that makes me Grin Out Loud is a great picture. That first one is Shuffle Off to Buffalo without the top hats and rattan canes (but they are there if you look close). The second is Struttin' at the Savoy, also without the toppers and canes but heck, birds don't got thumbs. :D (OK)

DAMN YOU! All I can hear now are songs from "A Chorus Line"

One singular sensation, every little step she takes
One thrilling combination, every move that she makes
One smile and suddenly nobody else will do
You know you'll never be lonely with you-know-who

:clap:

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Re: Dambirds Stage Show

Postby mikec » Thu Jun 01, 2017 1:19 am

Great capture!
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Re: Dambirds Stage Show

Postby minniev » Thu Jun 01, 2017 1:26 am

mikec wrote:Great capture!

Thank you!
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Re: Dambirds Stage Show

Postby St3v3M » Wed Jun 07, 2017 1:27 am

Duck wrote:DAMN YOU! All I can hear now are songs from "A Chorus Line"

Let's change that tune, the first is definitely a tap dance but the second reminds me of Walk Like an Egyptian
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Re: Dambirds Stage Show

Postby minniev » Wed Jun 07, 2017 1:43 am

St3v3M wrote:
Duck wrote:DAMN YOU! All I can hear now are songs from "A Chorus Line"

Let's change that tune, the first is definitely a tap dance but the second reminds me of Walk Like an Egyptian

:D Good one.
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