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By NDODS    
Good Day to you all at ePz.

Thank you for taking the time out to view, comment and vote for my images of the wonderful Jay which I uploaded yesterday. A further thank you goes to: CarolAnnLauderdale (Carol) and Brandish (Martyn) for their User Awards.

Todays image was captured in the garden yesterday whilst observing this Gull gather nesting materials. When he came across this rather charming garden ornament he seemed to freeze and stood there seemingly waiting for the figure to come to life. I thought it would make an interesting image. Hope you like.

I hope that you all have a great day whatever you may be getting up to.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

Tags: Black and white Gull Little boy Garden ornament Nest building Observing

Voters: jadus, barbarahirst, franken and 82 more

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jadus 10 1.2k 3 United Kingdom
27 Apr 2015 8:02AM
GrinGrinGrin Brilliant, Nathan!

barbarahirst 13 27 12 United Kingdom
27 Apr 2015 8:12AM
yes....right place
right time
right photographer......
franken Plus
19 5.4k 4 United Kingdom
27 Apr 2015 8:13AM
Brilliantly captured, Nathan.

exposure Plus
18 6.1k United Kingdom
27 Apr 2015 8:20AM
A lovely image Nathan...
mrswoolybill Plus
15 3.2k 2519 United Kingdom
27 Apr 2015 8:20AM
But who is observing whom? I see a conversation going on.
Bantu 8 7 1 India
27 Apr 2015 8:42AM
Cool captures Nathan.

Jenny-D 12 1 United Kingdom
27 Apr 2015 8:46AM
Well spotted Nathan, brilliant photography.

johnke Plus
9 232 17 England
27 Apr 2015 8:57AM
I think they are both frozen Nathan, but I bet the Bird moved first....John
ddolfelin Plus
10 103 3 Wales
27 Apr 2015 8:57AM
Good on many levels!
Jasper87 Plus
12 3.0k 162 England
27 Apr 2015 9:01AM
Well observed, Nathan, and the conversion spot on. A young Anton Chekhov deriving inspiration for a play maybe?

cats_123 Plus
18 5.1k 30 Northern Ireland
27 Apr 2015 9:02AM
super pov Grin
27 Apr 2015 9:04AM
this brought a smile Nathan well spotted a great moment in time both versions work for me GrinGrinGrinGrin

Excellent POV and subject Nathan. Smile
fotobee Plus
8 4 3 South Africa
27 Apr 2015 9:29AM
Two super captures, Nathan, although the only difference I see in them is the white border around v1, which I prefer. Regards Martin
jocas 7 6 United Kingdom
27 Apr 2015 9:31AM
superb image with great timing and interpretationGrinGrin
27 Apr 2015 9:34AM
Well seen and captured Nathan....

xwang 13 56 8
27 Apr 2015 9:44AM
I like the angle, and the light is superb. Great work... love it!
Jukka Plus
10 1 Finland
27 Apr 2015 9:46AM

Quote:Yes....right place
right time
right photographer......

--- Barbs said it ! - An excellent pov , i would like to add ! --- Jukka.
PranavMishra 9 52 18 India
27 Apr 2015 10:21AM
wow.. a lovely opportunity well captured, Nathan..
nonur 13 18 13 Turkey
27 Apr 2015 10:57AM

Quote:Yes....right place
right time
right photographer...... --- Barbs said it ! - An excellent pov , i would like to add ! --- Jukka.

With another addition, SUPERB!
capto Plus
10 7.0k 31 United Kingdom
27 Apr 2015 11:31AM
I can sense the gulls thought process, well taken.Smile

27 Apr 2015 12:14PM
Well done to catch the bird in this shot. An interesting capture. Well done Nathan.
Irishkate 11 45 121 United Kingdom
27 Apr 2015 12:15PM
Very well seen and photographed Nathan!
Kate GrinGrinGrin
27 Apr 2015 12:17PM
very very goodSmile
PaulMillar 10 83 2 Scotland
27 Apr 2015 12:18PM
Nathan, super conversion mate, and a fantastic it.

mikbee 15 3 8 Scotland
27 Apr 2015 1:00PM
A curious gull here Nathan.
Better with the little border.
Good shot.
TrevBatWCC Plus
13 13 19 England
27 Apr 2015 1:07PM
That's one thing about photography, there's a limitless amount of subjects and ways to photograph them. A very well seen image here, Nathan Smile Looks better with the border in V1, as we can see where the image ends and the background starts! Wink
Trev Smile
Mollycat Plus
8 21 2 United Kingdom
27 Apr 2015 1:20PM
This works so well Nathan. Well done.
Peter GrinGrinGrin
taggart Plus
17 47 14 United States
27 Apr 2015 1:35PM
Interesting thoughts -- I am surprised the bird did not take flight-- It is a lovely image!
SUE118 Plus
13 8 1 United Kingdom
27 Apr 2015 2:12PM
Superb capture.
danbrann 17 640 17
27 Apr 2015 3:23PM
A superb image Nathan. A situation presented itself and you made the most of it but you would not have done without skill and patience.
27 Apr 2015 3:36PM
Fantastic shot well seen Regards DaveSmileSmileSmile
27 Apr 2015 3:36PM
Excellent Nathan, like both versions,
Madoldie 7 586 United Kingdom
27 Apr 2015 5:40PM
Well composed and excellent find, really interesting POV, works really well in mono. Nice one Nathan,
all the best,
Mike_Smith Plus
14 892 2 United Kingdom
27 Apr 2015 5:53PM
Cracking capture's Nathan, like above who is observing who
liarsdance 7 633 2 United Kingdom
27 Apr 2015 6:02PM
Super shot, Nathan.
Philip_H 10 1.5k United Kingdom
27 Apr 2015 6:24PM
A wonderful moment captured, Nathan Grin

rayme330 10 17 1 United Kingdom
27 Apr 2015 6:30PM

Quote:But who is observing whom? I see a conversation going on.

I agree with Moira, a fascinating capture, Nathan.

ade123 9 285 1 United Kingdom
27 Apr 2015 6:46PM
Two lovely images Nathan

elainecll 7 13 United Kingdom
27 Apr 2015 7:06PM
27 Apr 2015 7:20PM
Lovely Image Nathan,love the detail and capture.

Regards Mick.
JawDborn 10 1.3k 1 England
27 Apr 2015 7:35PM
Very clever photo. Brilliant : remarkably well seen opportunity.


27 Apr 2015 9:04PM
Lovely Nathan. Cathy
Nikonuser1 Plus
9 172 16 United Kingdom
27 Apr 2015 9:38PM
A great spot and capture NathanGrinGrin

27 Apr 2015 10:00PM
MaryFaith 8 59 New Zealand
28 Apr 2015 2:38AM
Lovely composition Nathan - I prefer the white border.

prabhusinha 14 5 5 India
28 Apr 2015 6:38AM
Nesting in a safe lap. Great observation
Twister 9 4
20 May 2015 12:02AM
One collecting, one reading, who is disturbing who?

Great capture, imaginative, works well in mono.

No. 1 Ver. for me, like the framing.


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