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This swan even with youngsters kept getting closer without fear
V2 showing the fuller look and beak detail!!Wink
I know it could probably do with a little sharpening, but like this out of camera just made a square crop!
taken on a very dull day...but full of exploring around the north of France

Thank You to Nathan and Lucien for your User Awards yesterday
and to you all for your comments

Lillian

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 5D MkIII
Lens:EF70-200mm f/4L USM +1.4x
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:19 Jun 2013 - 12:36 PM
Focal Length:257mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/1600sec
Exposure Comp:+1/3
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Manual
Title:Closer
Username:Lillian Lillian
Uploaded:28 Jun 2013 - 7:22 AM
Tags:Feather, France, General, Swan, Wildlife / nature
Votes:Voting Disabled
Views:204
Unique Views:87
Variant - TestsVariant - Tests

Comments

User_Removed
28 Jun 2013 - 7:27 AM

Beautiful detail in both captures,

Lucien.

Nigeve1
Nigeve1 Plus Member 21121 forum postsNigeve1 vcard United Kingdom101 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2013 - 7:38 AM

Beautiful captures of this male Mute Swan.
Nigel

capto
capto Plus Member 32476 forum postscapto vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2013 - 7:40 AM

Good portrait of this graceful creature.Smile

ivor

M_squared
M_squared Plus Member 4M_squared vcard United Kingdom
28 Jun 2013 - 7:45 AM

Stunning portrait.

NDODS
NDODS Plus Member 44162 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom112 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2013 - 7:48 AM

Two most beautiful captures Lillian.

Nathan GrinGrinGrin

Badgerfred
Badgerfred Plus Member 8Badgerfred vcard Wales
28 Jun 2013 - 7:51 AM

Beautiful captures Lillian, love the detail captured in V1 which is my favourite,
Fred.

RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5152 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland116 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2013 - 7:52 AM

Great detail in both the whites and the blacks around the head, Lillian: like both equally but the close up in V 1 is my favourite.
Ronnie.

andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2013 - 7:52 AM

brilliant detail lillian wonderful comp and colours v1 for me today nice one Wink
andy

AnnChown
AnnChown Plus Member 5195 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2013 - 7:58 AM

Super detail Lillian.
Ann

widtink
widtink  2406 forum posts Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2013 - 8:05 AM

Lovely detail V1 for me . Im going tae swan off tae work now WinkWink

Rod

fentiger
fentiger Plus Member 14915 forum postsfentiger vcard England23 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2013 - 8:13 AM

Superb detail in this lovely swan portrait.

Albert

morpheus1955
28 Jun 2013 - 8:41 AM

Two super images Lillian, V1 has to be my favorite but only just Smile

Hugh

EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE Plus Member 6EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2013 - 8:56 AM

Both very lovely but for the serene mood it's got to be V2.Smile
Joan.

danbrann
danbrann Plus Member 10530 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2013 - 8:58 AM

I will go with V1. This is a super portrait with detail throughout those whites.

Maiwand
Maiwand Plus Member 8Maiwand vcard England71 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2013 - 9:03 AM

Sharp and well exposed Lillian. Lovely shot.GrinGrin
Ron

ugly
ugly Plus Member 7ugly vcard United Kingdom56 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2013 - 9:04 AM

Very nice image..
Good whites in image..

Dave

richmowil
richmowil Plus Member 6307 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2013 - 9:10 AM

Nice Images!!

Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 Plus Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2013 - 9:13 AM

Nice images Lillian, V1 for meSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile

johnlw
johnlw  8 United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2013 - 9:34 AM

Two lovely images.

Caziwinkles
28 Jun 2013 - 10:06 AM

Lovely detail in him Lillian - he looks to have his beady eye on you!! Smile

Carol

Bravdo
Bravdo Plus Member 7Bravdo vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2013 - 11:08 AM

2 great captures as always lillian has to be V1 for me. Loving your P/F

Barry

DicksPics
DicksPics Plus Member 4DicksPics vcard United Kingdom11 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2013 - 11:09 AM

These are two stunners, Lillian!
V1 is my favourite but there's little between them!

Richard

Mrsbass
Mrsbass  2 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2013 - 11:23 AM

Great detail in this pair of images Lillian, you have captured his grace and beauty superbly.

Lynniesefforts
Lynniesefforts Plus Member 4Lynniesefforts vcard Australia
28 Jun 2013 - 11:54 AM

Beautiful Lillian, I love swans.. wonderful capture GrinGrin

LynetteGrinGrin

bobsblues
bobsblues  5 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2013 - 1:02 PM

Two crackers Lillian love the detail in V1SmileSmileSmileSmileSmile
Rob .Smile

tomcat
tomcat Plus Member 96360 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2013 - 1:30 PM

Looks OK to me Lillian
Spot on exposure and detail

A long way to go, to nail a SwanWink

Adrian

CaroleS
CaroleS Plus Member 5168 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2013 - 2:00 PM

Superb detail and exposure on those white feathers LillianSmile
Carole

leontari
leontari Plus Member 2leontari vcard Greece
28 Jun 2013 - 2:02 PM

Two great captures Lillian. V1 an excellent portrait.
Effrossini

taggart
taggart Plus Member 1046 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2013 - 3:01 PM

Great whites and details held well! Super togging!

CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2013 - 3:06 PM

Two beauties, Lillian, very rarely see swans here. Carol

ColleenA
ColleenA Plus Member 2295 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2013 - 4:40 PM

Stunning images Lillian, V1 a superb portrait....love the feather in the beak

moiral
moiral  5 Scotland
28 Jun 2013 - 5:32 PM

Beautiful shots and V1 for me. What a beautiful portrait. Moira

lifesnapper
lifesnapper Plus Member 9lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2013 - 5:34 PM

A lovely Duo Lillian, love the Feather in the Beak on V2 Smile

John Smile

Mike_Smith
Mike_Smith Plus Member 7225 forum postsMike_Smith vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2013 - 6:17 PM

Hello Lillian where you been hiding lol. Two beautiful shots here, you have handled the whites greatly

kathrynlouise
kathrynlouise Plus Member 3421 forum postskathrynlouise vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2013 - 7:21 PM

Two stunning shots Lillian. I love these elegant birds but they do make me a little nervous!

Kathryn

Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom80 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2013 - 7:41 PM

To copy Ronnie's comment - wonderful detail in the whites and blacks - not as easy as you make it look.
V1 for the amazing detail.
KateGrinGrinGrin

JuBarney
JuBarney Plus Member 4JuBarney vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2013 - 7:51 PM

Two super detailed shots & love the close up
Ju

Glostopcat
Glostopcat Plus Member 9251 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2013 - 8:19 PM

An excellent portrait of this elegant bird, so expertly exposed to capture some wonderful feather detail

User_Removed
28 Jun 2013 - 9:19 PM

Hi Lillian a stunning sharp image as always

Bob

Holmewood
Holmewood Plus Member 2Holmewood vcard United Kingdom
28 Jun 2013 - 11:58 PM

Looovely shots Lillian. Cathy

LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce Plus Member 7LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jun 2013 - 8:34 AM

Difficult to get the exposure right on swans but you have done so beautifully. Lovely shots.

ChiliMan
ChiliMan Plus Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jun 2013 - 6:47 PM

I really like the detail and close-up in V1, Lillian. Very handsome portrait.

Andrew

digital_boi
3 Jul 2013 - 12:17 PM

Has to be V1 for me Lillian excellent detail excellent think I have finally caught up again.

G

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