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Hi all, and a massive thank you to all who voted and left kind comments on my 'Lost Summer Treasures' I didn't expect such a wonderful response.
Tonight I thought I'd give an airing to a picture I took back in the Summer at Leeds Castle. These two swans had had a busy Day entertaining the visitors, and decided to grab a bit of shut Eye before the next lot of students or Grannies turned up to throw Bread at them, thinking they might still be hungry.
Hope all's well with you, and looking foreward to the rundown to the Weekend. I've got a Night out Bowling Tomorrow, so wish me luck Smile

All the best to all,

John Smile

Camera:Canon EOS 350D
Lens:70-300mm canon
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:Sleepy Swans
Username:lifesnapper lifesnapper
Uploaded:11 Oct 2012 - 6:10 PM
Tags:Leeds castle, Sleeping, Swans, Wildlife / nature
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Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
11 Oct 2012 - 6:24 PM

Beautiful captures John,
Fred.

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
11 Oct 2012 - 6:32 PM

good luck!!!!!

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LynneJoyce
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11 Oct 2012 - 6:47 PM

What a wonderful double act!

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woolybill1
woolybill1 e2 Member 7woolybill1 vcard United Kingdom65 Constructive Critique Points
11 Oct 2012 - 7:14 PM

Maybe they were twins, too!
A well-seized opportunity.
Regards
Bill

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 32925 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
11 Oct 2012 - 7:18 PM

I am sure you will have them all 'Bowled Over' , as you have done with this wonderful image John.

Regards Nathan

P.S. Hope you grab a Turkey... GrinGrinGrin

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cabbie
cabbie e2 Member 7cabbie vcard United Kingdom
11 Oct 2012 - 7:33 PM

Lovely capture enjoy your night out

Bob

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8231 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
11 Oct 2012 - 7:40 PM

A fine shot of these elegant birds catching some hard earned rest. I never had you down as an indoor bowls man or do you mean ten pin bowling?

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thedon1941
11 Oct 2012 - 8:56 PM

Lovely shot, John. Synchronized napping. Great capture. Good luck with the bowling. Don.

Last Modified By thedon1941 at 11 Oct 2012 - 8:57 PM

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
11 Oct 2012 - 9:26 PM

OK good luck! And jolly good shot too John
Well captured
Lillian

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canonfan
canonfan  4 United Kingdom
11 Oct 2012 - 9:54 PM

Very well captured John
Jim

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paskinmj
paskinmj  5 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Oct 2012 - 11:35 PM

Beautiful image.
Matt

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CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 434 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
12 Oct 2012 - 9:29 AM

Such a good shot John
Carole

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AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 4183 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
12 Oct 2012 - 1:30 PM

They do look like twins or perhaps they're formation sleepers. Love the composition John. Have a great weekend!
Ann

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saltireblue
saltireblue Site Moderator 43692 forum postssaltireblue vcard Norway23 Constructive Critique Points
12 Oct 2012 - 3:30 PM

Never seen synchronised sleeping before, John. Don't think it'll make the olympics somehow. Wink

Malc

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lifesnapper e2 Member 8lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
12 Oct 2012 - 5:32 PM

Ha ha, love all your comments thank you, and yes Ed', Ten Pin Bowling it is, along with loud Music flashing lights and a big screen to watch the England match on between shots Smile

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Skeet1Away
12 Oct 2012 - 11:38 PM

Twins, a little camera shy........very nice comp


Paul.

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Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
14 Oct 2012 - 12:43 PM

Nice one like your two swans, well captured, good detail like the composition regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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