Disdain

Dennis Gay 7/26/2012 6:14:43 PM

Tech Stuff:
Canon EOS 40D with Canon 28-135mm lens: RAW, f/8 @ 1/1000sec, 70mm, ISO 200.
Lightroom4 & PhotoshopCS3. #1477081

Arthur Bohlmann 7/26/2012 7:44:48 PM

Nice capture Dennis. great detail and processing #10245838

Dennis Gay 7/26/2012 10:19:22 PM

Yowza ARTHUR!

Glad of your company along moorings.

Many thanks in deed for your inspiring feedback mate.

I was quite taken by the effect of the afternoon light across the bird's breast.

GB
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Jeff W. Robinson 7/27/2012 3:42:47 AM

This is Outstanding Dennis - Great job!! #10246189

Dennis Gay 7/27/2012 4:44:57 AM

Mon Dieu JEFF!

Happy you could join me on my stroll along the moorings.

Merci beaucoup for your "Outstanding" feedback mon ami.

GB
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David Resnikoff 7/27/2012 5:17:37 AM

Dennis
Nice image.

Never thought a pelican used a lamp post as a perch
Man, Australia is weird.

On the photo:
Nice image,composition and pot work

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Dennis Gay 7/27/2012 5:42:35 AM

G'donya DAVID!

Loads of thanks for joining my safari along the moorings and for leaving such a great wrap.

Yes, we are odd birds down here mate. 8-)

GB
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Susan Williams 7/27/2012 6:11:22 AM

What a beautiful capture, Dennis. Your comp, as always, is excellent, as are details and lighting. But you already know that. I love his webbed feet clutching the arm of the lamp, and more than that, I love that you talk to it (even if it wished you wouldn't). #10246386

Robert Jensen 7/27/2012 6:24:15 AM

Love this image #10246398

Dennis Gay 7/27/2012 10:06:59 AM

Hiya SUSAN & ROBERT!!

Good to have you both join me at the moorings.

Heaps of thanks for your combined great fedback.

GB
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Paul R. Nelson 7/27/2012 3:57:07 PM

Nice Capture, Dennis, and the B?W conversion works well. While having the bird's head facing the other way may have been a more pleasing composition to you, this has a better story, and who better than you to tell it. And a pelican that perches on a light post fits with all the other interesting animals you have down there. #10247008

Dennis Gay 7/27/2012 4:15:41 PM

Glory be PAUL!

My warmest Aussie thanks for stopping to look at my posing Pelican and for leaving such delightful and encouraging feedback.

GB
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Dennis Gay 7/27/2012 6:18:11 PM

Sqwauk Mr EDITOR!!!!!

My posing Pelican and I thank you kindly for awarding him a PICK!

GB
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Gary R. Smith 8/2/2012 8:38:25 AM

I love the bird's expression. Additionally, the mottled sky adds a nice perspective. Nice work! #10259811

Dennis Gay 8/6/2012 5:52:05 AM

Cheers GARY!

Happy to have you join my walk along the moorings and many thanks for your great wrap mate.

GB
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Description

Spotted this Australian Pelican (Pelecanus conspicillatus) on a stroll at my local moorings. It was originally posed with its head facing the other way & I really liked that composition. But as I raised my camera it looked down at me and with an expression of total disdain turned its head the other way & refused to turn it back no matter how much I pleaded. Perhaps it was showing me its best side.

Photographed at the Fisherman's Moorings on the Hastings River in Port Macquarie, NSW,

Exif: F Number: 8, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/1000 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 200, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 70.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 40D

Uploaded on 7/26/2012 6:13:26 PM

Made With

Camera: Canon EOS 40D Digital SLR

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