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CarolG 16 199 20 Greece
24 Apr 2011 5:43PM
WOW! This is fabulous, Barbs, what a superb image. I love the way her feathers are hiding her face, she must be of arabic origin Wink Carol
pluckyfilly 16 351 33 United Kingdom
24 Apr 2011 5:44PM
now thats closeWink
RonnieAG Plus
13 154 119 Scotland
24 Apr 2011 5:52PM
A most unusual shot but what a beauty: you must be pleased with this one, Barbara.
Ronnie.
24 Apr 2011 5:53PM
the softness of the feathers is excellent Barbara unusual shot but it works well ...glad you enjoyed the irish railwayGrinGrin ...has it fallen off yet?TongueTongueWinkWink...good work again always somthing different click
24 Apr 2011 5:56PM
Different but excellent, nice shot Barbara.

Len
jonwebber 14 4 1 United Kingdom
24 Apr 2011 6:00PM
Wonderful, a modest swan very well taken.
jon
andylea 14 37 1 United Kingdom
24 Apr 2011 6:14PM
a real cracker barbara a camera shy swan nice one Wink
andy
mrswoolybill Plus
16 3.7k 2575 United Kingdom
24 Apr 2011 6:15PM
I know the swan's problem, the wind makes a mess of my hair too.
Moira
SlowSong Plus
14 10.6k 30 England
24 Apr 2011 6:29PM
You're darned good Barbara. Such an unusual and beguiling pose, and the colours are superb. This is exceptional.
Have a gong.
Chris
moiral 12 12 Scotland
24 Apr 2011 6:32PM
A lovely capture. Such lovely detail and beautiful white feathers. Moira
TrevBatWCC Plus
14 13 19 England
24 Apr 2011 6:38PM
What a super close-up, Barbs - and congratulations on the Award too Wink Excellent stuff Smile
Hope you're having a great Easter,
Trev Smile
luap 16 2 1 United Kingdom
24 Apr 2011 6:38PM
great capture
gary_d 15 576 13 Wales
24 Apr 2011 6:41PM
The subject as been done so many times but never like this, fantastic. - gary
24 Apr 2011 6:41PM
Beautifully abstract Barbara, that flash of red beak is so good,
Adrian
goso 16 2 1 Australia
24 Apr 2011 6:47PM
An unusual, and well taken pic Barb - good work ...Bill
baclark 13 3.7k 24 United Kingdom
24 Apr 2011 6:48PM
Looks like he's practising his yoga positions! Or perhaps is just a shy little soul! Super shot.
Barbara
Porthos 12 80 1 Northern Ireland
24 Apr 2011 6:58PM
Excellent capture. It's almost like the swan is saying "Good Grief".....Derek
franken Plus
20 5.6k 4 United Kingdom
24 Apr 2011 6:58PM
Very nice.

Ken
lammie 18
24 Apr 2011 7:09PM
Very good detail in the feathers in this one, well done.
cassiecat 14 39 46 England
24 Apr 2011 7:10PM
i tried for something similar on sat but didnt work unlike yours.lesley
Daisymaye Plus
14 25 24 Canada
24 Apr 2011 7:58PM
Excellent Barbara, what a great timed shot. Really beautiful..........Sandy
James_C 13 38 57 United Kingdom
24 Apr 2011 8:35PM
Thank you Barbara, and you. Tangled Mess! ... I'm not sure about that. In think its rather beautiful in it's own curious way.

James
helenlinda Plus
15 374 22 United Kingdom
24 Apr 2011 9:11PM
Lovely capture Barbara
Helen
pdcche 12 4 United Kingdom
24 Apr 2011 10:47PM
Nice detailed close up Barbara, close up preening in action.. Peter
EMJAYCEE 13 10 10 England
24 Apr 2011 10:48PM
Very unusual but quite beautiful, Love the little snippet of red beak.
Joan.
LexEquine Plus
16 1 20 United States
24 Apr 2011 11:43PM
Excellent & lovely close-up Swan capture, Barbara. Congrat's on your 2 well-deserved UA's.
Peter Smile
Glostopcat 16 255 2 England
25 Apr 2011 12:02AM
Fab feather detail in this close up, I just Swan to say this is exceptionally good
PattiW 17 24 2 United States
25 Apr 2011 12:31AM
Beautiful ! Patti
25 Apr 2011 3:06AM
Wonderful close-up Barbara, congrats on the awards !

Chris
Ray42 14 3 England
25 Apr 2011 8:17AM
Very well spotted and taken Barbara - excellent detail and comp - congratulations on the THREE UA's
accipiter 13 61 England
25 Apr 2011 9:17AM
An excellent capture indeed. A
25 Apr 2011 11:34AM
Super close up.
Rob.
morpheus1955 16 3 2 United Kingdom
25 Apr 2011 12:34PM
Stunning image Barbara, so different but really excellent I love it Smile

Hugh
Niknut Plus
12 3.5k 82 United Kingdom
25 Apr 2011 3:48PM
Glad to make it 50.....it's a stunner !!!!!!!!!!
jaktis 19 84 Sweden
25 Apr 2011 6:53PM
A cracking close up. Its been an excellent sunfilled eastern with warm weather

Peter
Trev_B 16 151 68 England
25 Apr 2011 10:18PM
Missed this one yesterday Barbs.... well done it is so different, with wonderful detail.

Trev
NeilWigan Plus
12 17 16 England
25 Apr 2011 10:45PM
a unique shot ,sharp detail.
xwang 13 56 8
25 Apr 2011 11:18PM
WOW... you always amaze me, beautiful feather....Smile, if I were the swan, I would bother..beautiful enough...Grin
astyag 15 12
26 Apr 2011 6:46AM
Superb timing, well deserved the awards lovely close up. Hope the same to you regarding Easter
Astyag
gingerdelight 16 298 11 United Kingdom
26 Apr 2011 9:42AM
Beautifully timed and captured Barb - a stunning close up!
Carol
26 Apr 2011 10:16AM
Hide and seek! Great capture there Barbara....B
FeatherFriend 15 38 217 England
26 Apr 2011 3:47PM
Great close up Barbara, really well done,
Geoff.
Lillian Plus
13 23 17 United Kingdom
26 Apr 2011 8:50PM
SUPERBLY captured Barbara, and all the awards say so too...brilliant
and congratulationsGrin
Lillian
Jekaro 13 1 United Kingdom
27 Apr 2011 7:38AM
Simply stunning, Barbara.
Roy
photophantom 14 108 3 Philippines
27 Apr 2011 7:41AM
Great close up indeed Barbs, congrats
NobbytheNobster 13 33 5 England
27 Apr 2011 8:28AM
Lovely shot Barbara, i bit dark but lovely Smile
Ricky
franfoto 15 2 32 England
27 Apr 2011 2:40PM
Excellent choice of exposure to reveal feather detail in the whites, an extreme close up that works very nicely Barbara.
Congrats on the UA's.

Fran
Ridgeway 16 222 2 Ireland
27 Apr 2011 10:58PM
Ah,,,she camera shy,,this is a beautiful almost delicate shot.

Aidan,,
27 Apr 2011 11:10PM
Stunning Barbs.Congratulations on your awards..Lin
Suehh 16 39 6 England
28 Apr 2011 9:32PM
AMAZING!!!
PaulLiley 13 2 13 United Kingdom
28 Apr 2011 9:55PM
Tangled indeed. Well spotted Barb. paul
metro074 13 8 Australia
1 May 2011 12:05PM
Beautiful Barbara Smile
Carol

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