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Black Swan

Posted by
Ruthiebear (Titusville, NJ, United States) on 20 March 2014 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

Taken at Lake Tobias Wildlife Park
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SONY NEX-C3 1/100 second F/6.3 ISO 800 125 mm

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Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

Black Swan is a mysterious, mythical bird. It involves a lot of stories and beliefs. Nice picture, lots of detail.

20 Mar 2014 5:26am

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Ce plumage ce noir et le rouge eu bec superbe

20 Mar 2014 5:46am

Lai Chan See from Singapore, Singapore

Excellent representation of the swan with an unusual composition. The red beak really draws the eye in.

20 Mar 2014 5:57am

ursulakatariina from Uusikaupunki, Finland

Gorgeous bird and a gorgeous photo.
One black swan has been seen flying with a white swan in Finland last week!

20 Mar 2014 6:51am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

You have done real well - I find these very difficult to photo but you have caught the character here.

20 Mar 2014 7:00am

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

Beautifully captured Ruthie

20 Mar 2014 7:19am

Alun from cheshire, United Kingdom

Nice close up, your very brave

20 Mar 2014 7:24am

Oiva from Turku, Finland

The beautiful and we have it a very rare!:-))Haleja.

Happy Thursday my good friend Ruthie!

20 Mar 2014 7:29am

Wayra from Roma, Italy

Very nice shot. Beautiful subject, but good technique too.

20 Mar 2014 7:59am

Marie-France from Angers, France

Un plan original ! j'aime beaucoup les cygnes noires, je les trouve magnifiques...***** belle journée Ruthie !

20 Mar 2014 8:20am

Etsu from Japan

Wonderful close-up shot ! Beautiful colors and nice framing. Have a nice day. :)

20 Mar 2014 8:20am

Willem from Noord-Scharwoude, Netherlands

Beautiful sharp detail image of this swan, well done.

20 Mar 2014 9:18am

Lougris from Toulouse, France

Il est superbe celui ci !! bon cadrage !!

20 Mar 2014 9:42am

Tomek from PoznaƄ, Poland

Awesome frame.:-)

20 Mar 2014 10:16am

BiLL from Carrickfergus, United Kingdom

The red beak really stands out :)

20 Mar 2014 10:38am

Julie L. Brown from Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

I like the framing to show the small details of this large bird.

20 Mar 2014 10:43am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

An elegant pose - beautiful close up framing.

20 Mar 2014 10:43am

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Very beautiful capture of his attitude .

20 Mar 2014 11:46am

Devi from Chennai, India

hat a wonderful image...Lovely clear details !!!

20 Mar 2014 12:13pm

Roléro-t from Gerpinnes, Belgium

Nice close up shot!

20 Mar 2014 12:19pm

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

Beak airfull :) Excellent framing and colour

20 Mar 2014 12:31pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Beautiful colours in this well composed shot Ruthie! Well done! ;-)

20 Mar 2014 1:09pm

Shaahin Bahremand from Tehran, Iran

well captured

20 Mar 2014 1:36pm

Kyu from Japan

Excellent framing. The contrast of the black and the red of the beak is so beautiful.

20 Mar 2014 2:04pm

Don from Spokane, United States

I like the creative aspect of this cropping. For me, it makes the shot much more provocative in that the viewer must complete the picture in his/her mind. Well done.

20 Mar 2014 3:16pm

Lena from San Francisco, United States

Wonderful angle, great macro, lovely frame...:-)

20 Mar 2014 3:39pm

tataray from Deux-Sèvres. (Charentes-Poitou), France

Une très belle capture.... couleurs superbes.)

20 Mar 2014 3:50pm

LauraS from Chico, United States

Excellent for frame or composition, and brilliant natural color.

20 Mar 2014 4:06pm

jean pierre from paris, France

superbe capture!! amitiés

20 Mar 2014 5:00pm

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

A gorgeous image ... I love the twisted neck and beautiful feathers!.. A hug, Adela

20 Mar 2014 5:15pm

MEC from Setúbal, Portugal

Excellent frame!

20 Mar 2014 5:41pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A stunning shot.

20 Mar 2014 5:46pm

Diana from San Francisco, United States

Good cropping. Nice color.

20 Mar 2014 6:09pm

Kent from Herrljunga, Sweden


20 Mar 2014 6:31pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Beautiful colors that complement the stunning detail captured in the swan's plumage!! Great close-up shot and I love the framing as well.

20 Mar 2014 6:56pm

alex centrella from California, United States

beautiful sharp image..

20 Mar 2014 7:33pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice shot, with amazing composition!
such beautiful focus, colors & lighting!
Lovely !!!!

20 Mar 2014 7:43pm

thami from Fez, Morocco

Quand il t'a vue, il a fait la révérence !
Bonne fin de journée!

20 Mar 2014 7:48pm

Ptck from France

A beautiful curvature of the swan

20 Mar 2014 10:05pm

curieuzeneuzemosterdpot from somewhere between viewer and subject, Belgium

excellent composition of this beautiful swan, ruthiebear! :-))

20 Mar 2014 10:11pm

Baldwin Vandewalle from Bejuma, Venezuela

Its amazing how its red beak and eye stand out against the black feathers ... Fabulous close up !!!

20 Mar 2014 10:38pm

Irene from San Francisco, United States

Excellent shot !

21 Mar 2014 12:31am

Judy aka L@dybug from Brooksville, FL, United States

I love your focus on the feathers and that gorgeous beak ... terrific image! 5*

21 Mar 2014 1:30am

mohkum from Cochin (Kochi), India

The black and red combinations always work well! Nice shot!

21 Mar 2014 1:49am

Abena from Illinois, United States

lovely textures and crop Ruthiebear!

21 Mar 2014 2:14am

Ramu Sangabathula from Jersey City, United States

this bird is having very nice colors.., red, black.., looks like a born beauty.

21 Mar 2014 2:39am

Harry from Apex, NC, United States

I particularly like those fluffed up feathers in the lower right.

21 Mar 2014 3:00am

Nelida De La Fuente from Tres Arroyos, Argentina

Maravillosa captura, que destaca la
hermosa cabeza del ave y las plumas
de su cola... Excelente nitidez, con
lindos colores y luz... Saludos.

21 Mar 2014 4:42am

L'angevine from Angers, France

ce cadrage est parfait avec ces plumes

21 Mar 2014 8:38am

RBL from Oxford, United States

Very beautiful and elegant; I've never seen one of these before!

21 Mar 2014 9:35pm

Mike from Morganville, United States

Excellent picture. I love not showing the entire bird and seeing the mixture of dark black and red in colors

26 Mar 2014 1:26am

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