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Last Shot!

Posted by Bill Brown (California, United States) on 11 February 2012 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

Just before putting the gear away, I captured this last image of tundra swan at the preserve. The time was about 1 1/4 hours past sunset. Hopefully, I can make another trip to the preserve before too long.

Canon EOS-1D Mark IV 1/750 second F/8.0 ISO 800 800 mm

tundra | swan | cosumnes | river | preserve | galt | ca

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Lena from San Francisco, United States

So lovely. beautiful scene.....

11 Feb 2012 6:15am

@Lena: Thanks Lena!

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

Absolutely gorgeous

11 Feb 2012 8:21am

@CElliottUK: Thanks Chris!

Marilla from Turku, Finland

Pink swans... Great capture!

11 Feb 2012 9:48am

@Marilla: Thank you!

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

This is a truly beautiful moment with the fading light - it changes so fast at that time of day. You did real well with those lenses - thanks for the sharing, Bill.

11 Feb 2012 10:15am

@Ronnie 2¢: Thanks for your wonderful comments Ronnie!

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

Beautiful light and colors! Superb composition!

11 Feb 2012 10:17am

@mo.langel: Thank you!

Sylvie49 capture image from Anjou - Maine et Loire, France

Beautiful image.

11 Feb 2012 10:45am

@Sylvie49 capture image: Thank you!

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Gorgeous light in this shot Bill! This has been a wonderful series Bill and I am sure you had lots of fun with the big guns! ;-)

11 Feb 2012 1:24pm

@Eric Cousineau: Thanks for your comments Eric! I did have a lot of fun and would love to do it again.

Mariana M. from Waterloo, Canada

amazing scene . light and tones are incredible

11 Feb 2012 1:30pm

@Mariana M.: Thanks Mariana!

Barbara Kile from Ft. Worth, United States

You got that last light! Gorgeous!

11 Feb 2012 3:49pm

@Barbara Kile: Thank you Barbara!

Gabriela from Bucharest, Romania

Wonderful lighting

11 Feb 2012 4:49pm

@Gabriela: Thanks Gabriela!

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Beautiful light! Gorgeous!

11 Feb 2012 6:12pm

@Elaine Hancock: Thanks Elaine!

Baldwin VW from Bejuma, Venezuela

Beautiful shot, excellent lighting !!!

11 Feb 2012 8:57pm

@Baldwin VW: Thank you!

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Magnificent!

11 Feb 2012 10:10pm

@Steve Rice: Thank you Steve!

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

Bill, Wow, this is stupendous..you really caught the light perfectly on these gorgeous swans and I especially like the wonderful reflections and softness of the water in front of these birds. The background is magnificently composed to really instill an excellent completness to this - a masterful composition. Sorry I missed yesterday's I need to look - it's been a typical weekend for me - gone more than here, :-)

11 Feb 2012 10:47pm

Phill from Auckland, New Zealand

Great shot of the swans bathed in the final rays of the day.
Perfect final shot of the series

12 Feb 2012 3:44am

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice & beautiful!!!!!!!!!!

13 Feb 2012 12:14am

Francisco Romero from Carbajal de la Legua, Spain

The light is simply gorgeous. Great image!

13 Feb 2012 6:36pm