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Another from my earlier pelican series ... couldn't resist - you know how I love pelicans!

Best viewed large ... suffers a bit under the compression.

All feedback (+/-) gratefully received.

Thank you for looking!

Susie :o)

Camera:Canon EOS 300D
Title:The Lookout
Username:rosie42 rosie42
Uploaded:29 Oct 2005 - 4:04 PM
Tags:Bird, Pelican, Wildlife / nature
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bitterr_sweett
bitterr_sweett e2 Member 9bitterr_sweett vcard Canada
29 Oct 2005 - 4:07 PM

well done, nice capture. The large version has some very nice detail and colour.


Dave

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TelStar
TelStar e2 Member 9116 forum postsTelStar vcard United Kingdom
29 Oct 2005 - 4:48 PM

You get some wonderful shots with these incredible creatures, Susie. They make me smile :0)

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mystery1962
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29 Oct 2005 - 5:05 PM

great image*

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C_Daniels
C_Daniels e2 Member 10399 forum postsC_Daniels vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
29 Oct 2005 - 8:31 PM

Great shot !

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rosie42
rosie42 e2 Member 10rosie42 vcard Australia
29 Oct 2005 - 10:17 PM

Thank you Dave, Terry, Julie and Caleb - appreciate you each taking the time to view and comment ...

Susie :o)

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praveenc
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29 Oct 2005 - 10:42 PM

Nicely exposed!.. I love the deep blue sky

Keep Clickin

Praveen

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rosie42
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29 Oct 2005 - 10:48 PM

Thank you Praveen - kind of you to drop by ...

Susie :o)

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mikesmith
mikesmith e2 Member 1045 forum postsmikesmith vcard United Kingdom35 Constructive Critique Points
29 Oct 2005 - 11:32 PM

Nice one Rosie, they stand out so well against hte beautiful sky. Great title too and definitely best viewed LARGE!
Mike

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hebdens
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29 Oct 2005 - 11:58 PM

great comp,colour and content,love it.

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ValSaxby
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30 Oct 2005 - 12:10 AM

Love the composition, the details are super against a great sky.
Val

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TonyA
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30 Oct 2005 - 1:21 AM

Lovely contrasting colors on this image. On the large image the excellent details of the pelicans are perfectly seen. Great perspective.

Antonio

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rosie42
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30 Oct 2005 - 1:46 AM

Thank you so much Mike, Tracy, Val and Antonio - your valued feedback is much appreciated ...

Susie :o)

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User_Removed
30 Oct 2005 - 2:33 AM

So sharp you could cut yourself. Amazing shot and a verry original angle and take on the bird.
Thanks for dropping in take care

victor

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rosie42
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30 Oct 2005 - 12:45 PM

Kind of you to look and comment, Victor ... thank you.

Susie :o)

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eafy
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31 Oct 2005 - 3:31 AM

Love these birds, you've captured them nicely. Thanks for the birthday wishes, better late than never!!

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rosie42
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31 Oct 2005 - 12:57 PM

Thank you, Heath - kind of you to drop by ...

Susie :o)

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PatrickSmith
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31 Oct 2005 - 4:02 PM

Compression hasn't hurt it much. It looks very sharp and clear. I can even see the little hook at the end of the beak. Almost like a small parrot beak at the end of the pelican beak. Looks great.
Patrick

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rosie42
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31 Oct 2005 - 4:44 PM

Thank you, Patrick - appreciate your feedback!

Susie :o)

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sugarbird
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31 Oct 2005 - 6:11 PM

Great, I also love Pelicans and thanks so much for the intelligent comments..
lol
jill

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rosie42
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31 Oct 2005 - 6:22 PM

Thank you for looking, Jill ...

Susie :o)

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steve neil
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31 Oct 2005 - 10:28 PM

all I can think to say is 'funny' LOL oh, and your blues are deluxe Susie Smile

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rosie42
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31 Oct 2005 - 11:50 PM

But my eyes are green! Oh, gotcha ... thanks for dropping by, Steve!

Susie ;o)

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sbphoto
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2 Nov 2005 - 1:36 AM

Great diagonal composition, Susie Love the way the birds stand out against the blue sky.
SB

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rosie42
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2 Nov 2005 - 12:43 PM

Thank you, Sean - appreciate your feedback ...

Susie :o)

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shitzkit
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2 Nov 2005 - 4:19 PM

such a lovley shot this love the colours well done

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rosie42
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2 Nov 2005 - 4:46 PM

Thank you, Anthony - kind of you to take the time to view and comment ...

Susie :o)

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redmist
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11 Nov 2005 - 7:09 PM

Hi Susie ...Thnx for your encouraging comments on my pic The Dead Pool. Your so kind Smile I agree as it happens that the border and text spoilt it but after a long day working my threshold for concetration was going cyrillic LOL. It's 4.18am here in the UK and I'm still working Smile

BTW...love this image of the perched birds. Great angle and bold colours well seen. Hope they don't have bird flu ! ROTFL. I only said that for a lark ! Don't get in a flap ! I'm only kidding it's beautifully shot. - click -

Carl

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rosie42
rosie42 e2 Member 10rosie42 vcard Australia
11 Nov 2005 - 7:28 PM

Thank you, Carl ... apppreciate your feedback!

Btw, you've really gotta do something about the quality of your puns ... {~} lol

Susie :o)

PS Go to bed!

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SuziBlue
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14 Nov 2005 - 10:00 PM

This is gorgeous! Fantastic detail and great perspective seeing the birds like that. And that blue - sighhhhhhhhhh fab.

The large version is wonderful - I like the blue paint! 8-D

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rosie42
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14 Nov 2005 - 10:42 PM

Thank you once again, Suzanne ... I really appreciate you taking the time to look and provide valued feedback ...

Susie :o)

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Lou41
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21 Nov 2005 - 5:55 PM

lol, nice one Rosie! They look like there on security duty! LOU

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rosie42
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21 Nov 2005 - 6:10 PM

Cheers, Lou - grateful for your feedback ...

Susie :o)

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Nic_WA
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29 Nov 2005 - 1:55 PM

Love the vibrancy of this - great comp too.
Nic

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rosie42
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29 Nov 2005 - 1:57 PM

Thank you for dropping by, Nic ...

Susie :o)

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Mari
Mari e2 Member 111825 forum postsMari vcard Wales
2 Dec 2005 - 6:37 AM

Sorry I can't give you another click as well to make it 30, Susie - I love the crisp blue colour of this, they're great birds

Mari Smile

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rosie42
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2 Dec 2005 - 1:15 PM

lol Thank you Mari - kind of you to take the time to view and comment ...

Susie :o)

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GreenEyesMIlw
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3 Dec 2005 - 1:57 PM

Putting this over the top for you, Susie. Humorous and beautifully crisp!

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rosie42
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3 Dec 2005 - 2:05 PM

Thank you, Carol! Appreciate you dropping by ...

Susie :o)

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Mavis
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31 Dec 2005 - 11:27 PM

Incredible colours . The larger version has some Great detail too . Think it is time you started ckicking again young Lady .xx

HAPPY NEW YEAR !!

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rosie42
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1 Jan 2006 - 6:13 PM

Cheers, Mavis - thank you for looking! (btw this isn't my latest post - just click on the link to my regular portfolio for more recent uploads ...)

Susie :o)

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18 Jan 2006 - 10:03 AM

An excellent compositon. The strong diagonal line gives it great strength

Hawk

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rosie42
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18 Jan 2006 - 12:44 PM

Thank you, Hawk ...

Susie :o)

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22 Jan 2006 - 12:07 AM

What a beautiful Image, the blue sky offsets the birds just perfectly. I do share your love for these birds, what do you think of Herons? Another one of my favoritesSmile

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rosie42
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22 Jan 2006 - 12:43 AM

Hi Tess - yep, herons are lovely too ... saw loads of them when I holidayed on Heron and Wilson Islands in Queensland last year! (Better put those two places on your travel agenda.) Thank you for dropping by!

Susie :o)

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22 Jan 2006 - 9:11 PM

Beautiful picture. The sky is beautiful in the background, with the white. Good work!!

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23 Jan 2006 - 12:35 AM

BEAUTIFUL PHOTO. Nice colours

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3 Feb 2006 - 2:14 AM

very good

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8 Feb 2006 - 3:19 PM

"The boys" checking out the scenery, great pic.

Peter

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rosie42
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8 Feb 2006 - 3:30 PM

Thank you Sulette, Henriette, Fred and Peter - appreciate you each looking and providing your valued feedback ...

Susie :o)

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Meg
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22 Feb 2006 - 9:12 AM

wow What an amazing blue!!! Did you use any filters? There is something great about blue and white so simple yet so great!
Meg x

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21 Mar 2006 - 12:16 PM

Thank you, Meg ... and nope, no filters ...

Susie :o)

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22 Mar 2006 - 7:29 PM

Striking Susie, the contrast of colours are great. Simplicity at it's finest.
Colleen

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23 Mar 2006 - 11:10 PM

First class photograph.

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rosie42
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23 Mar 2006 - 11:25 PM

Cheers Colleen and Richard ...

Susie :o)

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3 Apr 2006 - 11:30 AM

Hello Susie, this is a beauty with the blue and white colour composition giving your scene great impact. Excellent detailed exposure.
Doug.

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3 Apr 2006 - 2:33 PM

Thank you, Doug ...

Susie :o)

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10 Jun 2006 - 2:18 PM

Lovely shot, great colour
John

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26 Jul 2006 - 7:19 AM

Love the composition on this! So colourful as well, nice.

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rosie42
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26 Jul 2006 - 10:51 PM

Thank you for visiting John and Simon ...

Susie :o)

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6 Aug 2006 - 8:39 AM

Love the contrasting colours!
And a great exposure,, Not that easy on this one but you have pulled it off nicely
Dave

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6 Aug 2006 - 8:50 AM

Cheers, Dave ...

Susie :o)

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