Pax #2

Uploaded: August 09, 2010


A lone Pelecanus conspicillatus (Australian Pelican) patrols the shallow water of a peaceful backwater on a stormy winter afternoon.

This brooding B&W nature photograph was made from the southern shore of Lake Cathie, NSW, Australia.

Canon EOS D60 & Canon USM 100-300mm Lens: RAW, f/11 @ 1/180sec, 105mm, ISO 100, Exposure lock, Hand held.
Lightroom 2.2 & Photoshop CS3.


Exif: F Number: 11, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/180 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 100, FocalLength: 105.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS D60


Dennis Gay August 09, 2010


No candid capers at the Crèma and no surf action on this wild 'n' wet day so I headed down the coast to my favourite backwater hoping for some good waterscapes.
Mother Nature smiled on me and I was not disappointed to find an Egret nearby at the water's edge and then this Pelican alone in a marvellous stormy weather waterscape.


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BILLY R. PARKER August 09, 2010


Dennis Gay August 09, 2010

Carumba *BILLY*!

Welcome to my favoutite Lake Cathie backwater on this stormy day.
Muchos gracias for your capital stimulating feedback on this one. So glad it caught your discerning eye.

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Dennis Gay August 13, 2010



Heaps big Aussie thanks to the Editor for awarding my stormy lake scene a PICK!

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Annette Carr August 24, 2010

My Oh My! This is OUTSTANDING!!!!!! #8859109

Mick Burkey January 19, 2011

Beautiful B&W image, Dennis. Love the clouds and the lone pelican. #9178062

Dennis Gay January 19, 2011

Arrrggghhh There Me Hearties!

A pirate's chest full of big warm Aussie thanks to you *ANNETTE* & *MICK* for coming down to Lake Cathie in time to catch this awesome scene and for leaving your combined uplifting and inspiring feedback on this waterscape.

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