Bold and Beautiful

© Dan McConoughey

Bold and Beautiful

Gail Vitikacs level-classic October 16, 2005

Oh...so sad...he looks healthy otherwise and you gave him some fame...very nicely captured! #327797

Joy Rector October 17, 2005

great capture, poor guy #1959745

Dan McConoughey October 17, 2005

Gail and Joy, Thank you both so much.
Yes Gail he seemed quite healthy, he was grazing as far as his neck would reach while in this position, and was very strong when he took flight. #1963025

Patty Razonable October 17, 2005

Resting peacefully in the shade!! Great capture, Dan!! #1963627

Dan McConoughey October 18, 2005

Thanks for the time and comment Patty. #1967042

Choo Choo Love October 18, 2005

So much courage in the face of such odds. What a courageous goose! Thank you for capturing her beautiful picture and sharing her story with us. I'm touched. #1967429

Goshka G. October 20, 2005

It's posing so beautifully for you here, Dan!! Love all that green surrounding your model!! #1974520

Dan McConoughey October 20, 2005

Choo and Goshka, thank you both for your kind and positive comments. #1974573

Marsha S. Smith October 20, 2005

Beautiful! #1974868

Dan McConoughey October 20, 2005

Thanks Marsha. #1974884

Choo Choo Love October 22, 2005

Thank YOU, Dan, for promoting love and appreciation for Canada Geese, a subject that is near and dear to my heart.

The geese and I thank you!

Do you mind if I link to this photo on my website so visitors may take a look at it and read about this goose? (I'll link to it on my homepage and also add a link on your page on my website)

#1984576

Jill Odice level-classic October 22, 2005

Beautiful bird and great catch! #1986125

Dan McConoughey October 22, 2005

Thank you Jill for the comment. #1986149

Kaye Burazin October 26, 2005

Thanks Dan for commenting on my entry fading beauties, it gives me a chance to visit your gallery. What a wonderful diverse selection of vivid imagery. Your captures have such depth and warmth. Very well captured. #2000532

Dan McConoughey October 26, 2005

Thank you Kaye for your very kind comments. #2002430

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Description

This one let me get quite close before it took off. When it left it just started flying from this position and as it got higher I could see why. The unfortunate fellow only had one leg.

Exif: FNumber: 6.3, ExposureBiasValue: 0/10, ExposureTime: 0.01, Flash: flash did not fire, ISO: 400, WhiteBalance: auto white balance

Uploaded on October 16, 2005


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