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Birds On Ice

Post by minniev » Mon Jan 29, 2018 6:10 pm

The stage gets slippery when it ices over, and sometimes somebody skids off. Great recovery skills though.
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Post by Charles Haacker » Mon Jan 29, 2018 7:42 pm

They both look as if they are frantically trying to keep their balance. It's actually pretty funny. I still wonder how their feet don't freeze. :D
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Post by davechinn » Mon Jan 29, 2018 9:09 pm

minniev wrote:
Mon Jan 29, 2018 6:10 pm
The stage gets slippery when it ices over, and sometimes somebody skids off. Great recovery skills though.

Simon & Garfunkel sings it best "Slip Slidin' Away" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZNt5FnMK2sM

Amusing, funny image Minnie !!! Isn't it wonderful to capture the 'Dam Birds' in a variety of circumstances.
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Post by Psjunkie » Mon Jan 29, 2018 9:14 pm

Well captured and comical minniev.....I might consider enhancing the birds a bit and removing the haze, all a matter of taste.

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Post by Matt Quinn » Tue Jan 30, 2018 3:36 am

minniev wrote:
Mon Jan 29, 2018 6:10 pm
The stage gets slippery when it ices over, and sometimes somebody skids off. Great recovery skills though.
That's what wings are for, I guess. Nicely done. Looks like you still have ice. Matt
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Post by minniev » Tue Jan 30, 2018 1:30 pm

Charles Haacker wrote:
Mon Jan 29, 2018 7:42 pm
They both look as if they are frantically trying to keep their balance. It's actually pretty funny. I still wonder how their feet don't freeze. :D
We should research those feet. There has to be an explanation for how they stand in the icy water for so long without losing them to frostbite.

Glad you find the humor. I'm making a little subset of dam bird comedy for a friend who is amused by them and may add this one
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Post by minniev » Tue Jan 30, 2018 1:31 pm

davechinn wrote:
Mon Jan 29, 2018 9:09 pm
minniev wrote:
Mon Jan 29, 2018 6:10 pm
The stage gets slippery when it ices over, and sometimes somebody skids off. Great recovery skills though.

Simon & Garfunkel sings it best "Slip Slidin' Away" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZNt5FnMK2sM

Amusing, funny image Minnie !!! Isn't it wonderful to capture the 'Dam Birds' in a variety of circumstances.
Dave
Good name for this one Dave! Thank you!
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Post by minniev » Tue Jan 30, 2018 1:41 pm

Psjunkie wrote:
Mon Jan 29, 2018 9:14 pm
Well captured and comical minniev.....I might consider enhancing the birds a bit and removing the haze, all a matter of taste.
Thank ya Frank. The birds are already a little jacked up, so I'm not sure they'll hold up to more, but I'll see what they're willing to give me!
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Post by minniev » Tue Jan 30, 2018 1:42 pm

Matt Quinn wrote:
Tue Jan 30, 2018 3:36 am
minniev wrote:
Mon Jan 29, 2018 6:10 pm
The stage gets slippery when it ices over, and sometimes somebody skids off. Great recovery skills though.
That's what wings are for, I guess. Nicely done. Looks like you still have ice. Matt
Thank Matt. This is left over from Ice Days. It's hovering around freezing now but has to get into the teens and stay there a few days for the ice to form in that environment. I've got a trove of them left over to play with from the Cold.

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Post by LindaShorey » Tue Jan 30, 2018 1:56 pm

A "subset of dam bird comedy" sounds wonderful. This shot is a delightful combination of humor and sense of place.
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