I was trying to photograph this song sparrow singing his little heart out. But just as I snapped the shot, he took off.
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Maybe it was a lucky accident. This seems better that a static shot would have been. Very nice.
17 Apr 2009 3:06pm
@B. Thomas: Thanks, Barbara. I agree. :^)
17 Apr 2009 3:30pm
@Eleftheria: Thank you, Eleftheria. :^)
I agree, lucky you, that he took off when you clicked. Beautiful wingspread, a shot that is hard to achieve. A nice glimpse of the sparrow's gray primary feathers too. Like the texture and earth tones.
17 Apr 2009 5:41pm
@jane | wildgulch.com: True - there's no way I'd manage a shot like this intentionally. :^)
A splendid shot Kathe. Most of the shots like this are accidental. To plan for it and time it is virtually impossible. Excellent capture. Thank you for sharing
17 Apr 2009 5:50pm
@Lee: Thanks, Lee. :^D
...hm.... this is one of the most romantic images I've ever seen... I have no idea why I feel that way about it ???
an image with a story ???...
18 Apr 2009 4:01am
@Roman: Romantic? I'm not sure why either. The colors, maybe?
Thanks for the comments, Roman. :^)
Wow, beautiful photo Kathe. Love it!
19 Apr 2009 12:58am
@Beth: Thanks, Beth. That means a lot coming from you! :^D
Such a gracious wings motion ! Nice picture !
20 Apr 2009 3:20pm
@Denis: Thanks, Denis. :^)
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