Uploaded: February 17, 2008 10:14:23


A pelican, 1/400 sec., ISO 400, f/4. Modified levels and curves slightly.

Exif: F Number: 4, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 10/4000 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 400, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 72.00 mm, Model: DSC-H5


Kenneth Maurer February 17, 2008

Great catch. Nice details. #856895

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic February 17, 2008

Nice capture, Christian. Love the colors. #5507219

Christian Rosito February 17, 2008

Thank you Kenneth and Kay. #5507734

Chua Wee Boo February 17, 2008

Fantasic shot,Christian! #5508149

Colette M. Metcalf February 17, 2008

Terrific capture!!! #5508485

February 17, 2008

Amazing capture Christian, great work #5508963

Su Sana E. P level-classic February 17, 2008

I could swear that I’ve never seen a pose like this before!! Wonderful capture, Christian!! #5509774

Shannon D. Miller February 18, 2008

STUNNING! What GORGEOUS capture Christian! So elegant, wonderful lighting, detail and clarity! Shannon~ #5510519

Angie Sidles level-classic February 18, 2008

Hey Christian, this is amazing! What a beautiful capture!! WOW! I love this! #5511410

Christian Rosito February 18, 2008

Thank you all for your comments, I'm glad you liked it. I live just two blocks from our zoo, but this is the first time I went to capture animals. #5511664

Reynaldo D. Reyes level-classic February 18, 2008

Christian, lovely exposures on the whites, the details are well delienated and the sharpness is topnotch. Very clever title for this Pelican which is obviously enjoying the scratching. Nice work! #5513717

Lorraine A. Cook February 20, 2008

It's amazing the poses a bird demonstrates when preening, Christian, and you've captured a WINNER!!<:)) #5519880

Christian Rosito February 20, 2008

Thank you Reynaldo and Lorraine, I hope you're right Lorraine, your comments are appreciated. We'll see. #5522526

Flavio Carnevale level-classic February 26, 2008

What an incredible capture!
Excellent image, Christian!
Flavio #5555593

Erika Haight March 01, 2008

Another winner on its way Christian!! Excellent! erika #5579811

Christian Rosito March 02, 2008

I'm really happy you liked this one. Thank you very much!! #5581763

Cassie L. Woodlee March 04, 2008

This is so elegant, beautifully done Christian!!! #5590670

Christian Rosito March 04, 2008

Thanks Cassie!, I appreciate the comment. #5591681

Colleen Farrell March 05, 2008

Gorgeous color tones, detail and comp on this, Christian--wow! #5597553

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton March 08, 2008

Wonderful photo.. A winner for me! #5612075

Christian Rosito March 08, 2008

Thank you Collen and Philippe. I hope you're right Philippe, :). #5612098

Dianna Murphy March 11, 2008

Superb color and clarity Christian. Its not your typical pose either so hopeful the judges will like it as much as we do. #5628728

Michael Umbreit March 31, 2008

Christian - This is such a neat shot! Love the pose, colors and details! - Mike #5725127

Christian Rosito March 31, 2008

Thank you Mike and Dianna! #5726212

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic July 12, 2010

on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #8751580

Stefania Barbier level-addict July 13, 2010

stunning finalist, congratulations! #8757561

Cliff & Patti Smith July 13, 2010

Love this! Congratulations on this well deserved finalist Christian! #8759499

Patrick Rouzes July 13, 2010

Heyyyyyyyyy, Christian, CONGRATULATIONS & good luck ,my friend! Hope all is well! #8759689

Mauricio Diaz level-deluxe June 11, 2013

Me gusta mucho el gesto, la textura y la iluminación.

Mauricio #10729798

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