Remember that folks...it's called "Blue Sky"!! Shame the tree and birds got in the way
Fleeting visit from Woody
Then I remembered there's a settings dial on the camera
Not often seen a dinosaur up a tree
Unfortunately I forgot about the settings dial when I saw the heron, so he's massively over exposed... but I fiddled a bit with the gull shots, doing his Winston Churchill impression
And going for the chase scene in front of the dramatic weir!!
Nutty, I think (I've got to practise post production more, but I quite like the silhouette effect.....honest )
Tuneful and looking good!!
And then as I got home, outside the front door, squawking away, the neighbourhood house sparrows
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.
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Brilliant photos PB, and I particularly like the gull with the Churchill in beak!
My question is, did you place the cigar there or was the gull actually carrying possibly food?
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In reply to PimperneBloke:
PimperneBloke said:CL, the pheasant is just outside bedroom French door, so is possibly picking up a reflection of bedding or curtain, or possibly the 2 magenta plant pots on the decking
We used to have cock pheasants in our old garden and their plumage often had natural shades of purple in it and could see it depending on the sunlight. You might be able to make out the natural purple hues on his chest area in this photo.
PimperneBloke said:Thanks all :o) Mike, if I was skilled enough in post production to put a cigar in his mouth, there would have been an ash tip, and a trail of smoke too lol
I did wonder if you had mastered photo editing to a Masters Standard!
Seriously, I was only teasing as I know you realised. However, I have seen gulls (mainly juvenile gulls) picking up stones and other large and what I'd consider heavy objects and flying off with them!
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