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A Bird's Eye View

Posted by
Steven (Chicagoland, United States) on 29 April 2011 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

A pelican spotted from above while walking to the end of the city pier in Fort Myers Beach, Florida.

Photo captured March 22, 2011.

SONY DSLR-A300 1/1000 second F/5.6 ISO 100 70 mm

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MissT from Chicagoland, United States

Wow, he leaps off the screen! Fantastic detail, Steven!

29 Apr 2011 5:25am

Marie LC from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

Superb capture ! a beautiful bird.

29 Apr 2011 5:34am

Tomek from PoznaƄ, Poland

Beautiful light and stong contrast between the bird and the water.Nice work.

29 Apr 2011 5:35am

Roman from Thiersee, Austria

great details on the bird and a fantastic green water.
beautiful shot!

29 Apr 2011 5:47am

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Magnificent bird, great colour in the shot.

29 Apr 2011 7:32am

MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

wow.. that is a wonderful capture.. I really wonder where were you when taking this image :)

29 Apr 2011 12:15pm

Ralph Jones from Detroit, United States

Wow, great point of view.

29 Apr 2011 12:29pm

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Amazing angle - like you have taken it on the fly!

29 Apr 2011 12:57pm

Jason Politte from Conway, AR, United States

Fantastic perspective and colors!

29 Apr 2011 1:40pm

Mhelene from Paris, France

A splendid capture !

29 Apr 2011 2:15pm

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

These Ft Myers pelicans are just about the healthiest, prettiest looking birds I have seen!
I love that water, too...your images of this trip have been magnificent, Steven...when is your next trip? ;-) Great stuff....

29 Apr 2011 2:27pm

JCJ from Troyes, France

excellent sharpness!

29 Apr 2011 2:34pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Beautiful contrast against the water. Nice shot!

29 Apr 2011 3:35pm

DowsherVision from PARIS, France

Wonderful shot !!! Amazing details and colors !!!!

29 Apr 2011 6:12pm

Enzo from Lausanne, Switzerland

Belle prouesse technique, ce n'est pas facile de réussir ce genre d'instantané, bravos!

29 Apr 2011 7:43pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Cool! He must have been drying his wings.

29 Apr 2011 10:01pm

@Steve Rice: Actually he was flying toward fish scraps thrown from the pier while fishermen filleted their fish.

Viewfinder from Bradenton, FL, United States

Sharp! Great clarity, Steven.

29 Apr 2011 10:44pm

MadScientist from Düsseldorf, Germany

Marvellous details and colours! Light was on your side, too!

29 Apr 2011 11:17pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

outstanding capture. excellent pov

29 Apr 2011 11:46pm

Michael Fresh from Chester, United Kingdom

Magnificent, it gets my 5 stars. Crisp, clear and colourful.

30 Apr 2011 1:07am

Zora Zoé Schmidt from Greifswald, Germany

excellent detail and composition - his blond hair is great :-) Amazing!

30 Apr 2011 8:03am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

My oh my . . you did real well here with quick thinking . . this is excellent !

30 Apr 2011 10:42am

joshi daniel from India

awesome and excellent details!

1 May 2011 2:00pm

Dutch from Neverwhere, United States

A fun shot!

1 May 2011 6:43pm