Wild and Pure

© Sandy Powers

Wild and Pure

Uploaded: January 18, 2006 21:46:15


I can't resist photographing these birds when I see them in the perfect frame for this kind of photo. Taken in RAW, a fairly dark background allows you to increase the shadows wihout affecting the pure whites in the bird. To me, it turns ordinary into extraordinary :)

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Carolyn J. Connolly level-classic January 19, 2006

WOW - what an EXTRAORDINARY capture AND image, Sandy!! I really L-O-V-E everything about this one...but the backlighting makes this PERFECT for me!! VERY well seen, taken AND presented!! :o)

Phil and I enjoy trying to capture these birds too, here where we live near beautiful Lake Macquarie (NSW, Australia), but we've NEVER managed to capture a GORGEOUS image like this one of yours!! BRAVO...and keep up the GREAT work, Sandy!! :o) #377131

KHAWLA Haddad February 21, 2006

Congratultions on this awesome finalist! Good luck in the next round! #2447523

Anita Taylor February 21, 2006

Stunning! That dark background and the green really make this egret stand out. Congratulations! #2449836

Paula Showen February 21, 2006

Contratulations on your finalist! Awesome capture! #2450362

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic February 21, 2006

Congratulations Sandy. Love the close up. Good luck in the next round. #2450415

Lisa R. Buffington level-deluxe April 01, 2007

Congrats! Awesome capture, excellent lighting and like the black background. Lisa #4119695

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic January 04, 2008

Congratulations on this gorgeous finalist in your AMAZING gallery!
--Lisa #5289974

Melissa Olsen October 20, 2008

Sandy...this is absolutely wonderful...every last pixel! #6628975

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