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Pied Stilt.

By Gecko  
I visited the local "made made wetlands" today. I used the digital zoom to capture this as I was some distance away. I was delighted to see the result, the background is reflections from the trees surrounding the lake, and there was a slight breeze blowing.
All suggestions and criticisms will be gratefully accepted. Pam

Tags: Reflections Pied Swamp Stilt Wildlife and nature

Voters: Buffalo_Tom, chrissd, catnappin and 38 more

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Buffalo_Tom Plus
13 2.3k 11 Wales
27 May 2007 8:44AM
Love the reflections Pam.Using the water as the full background really works well.

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chrissd 14 304 United Kingdom
27 May 2007 9:12AM
woaaa stunner Pam, excellent shot
catnappin 13 666 United Kingdom
27 May 2007 9:22AM
I love the reflections, terrific!
AlanBW 14 20 England
27 May 2007 9:35AM
The reflections are superb
looboss 13 3.1k 7 United Kingdom
27 May 2007 11:07AM
I love the shot, great reflections and ripples, however I would of placed the bird towards one of the bottom corners, don't know why I just would Smile
Herge88 Plus
13 40 6 England
27 May 2007 11:25AM
Very well captured Pam, the reflections are something else.

Best Matt
franken Plus
17 5.0k 4 United Kingdom
27 May 2007 11:39AM
Very nice, I like the reflections.

Joline Plus
13 30 56 United States
27 May 2007 11:42AM
Well taken! The reflections give it a wonderful setting.
Libby_M 13 United Kingdom
27 May 2007 12:03PM
love the reflection
colours are fab
well taken shot
oppo 14 6 2 Scotland
27 May 2007 1:12PM
It's like a painting ! Very good reflections .

Brilane 13 5 12 Wales
27 May 2007 3:02PM
Nicely presented, it makes a lovely picture.
didgpix 13
27 May 2007 3:21PM
Reflection are superb, gives the image a really surreal look.
Nice work.
BertC Plus
13 29 Malta
27 May 2007 6:17PM
Nice one Pam.
robertb 14 Canada
27 May 2007 8:28PM
Great photo. The action in the water make it very intriguing.
BEVZED 13 1.1k United Kingdom
27 May 2007 9:16PM
Super capture, brilliant reflections
DolphinLady 14 54 1 Wales
27 May 2007 9:19PM
Amazing Pam.
Fantastic idea to use the reflections on the lake as your background.
Those colours really shimmer.
Pegon 14 78 1 England
27 May 2007 10:33PM
Superb reflections Pam, well shot.
imagio 13 12 1 England
28 May 2007 11:06AM
nice shot well captured..
mikbee 13 3 8 Scotland
28 May 2007 6:41PM
Pam-Just a suggestion-Flip the image 180degrees on your sreen.See which one you prefer.I prefer it flipped.
Rock 17 10 2 England
28 May 2007 6:52PM
As it is !

Do not change a thing.

daringdaphne 16 82 United Kingdom
28 May 2007 7:57PM
Although slightly busy; the picture offers peace. The bird stands out well, and altogether this lovely composition would make an abstract painting. I really enjoyed it. Has a mystic factor.

29 May 2007 12:01AM
That's a beautiful image Pam, almost like a painting, excellent work, Adrian
29 May 2007 8:27PM

GeorgeRusky 14 1 4
29 May 2007 9:07PM
Top picture
30 May 2007 4:10AM
Lovely image Pam with a super reflection and I'm delighted to be #30 for a well deserved RC

danbrann 15 640 17
30 May 2007 7:44PM
Good one pam.
glazzaro 15 70 23 United States
1 Jun 2007 3:10PM
Nice shot, Spot on! Click!!!

Carabosse 17 41.4k 270 England
5 Jun 2007 12:32AM
Works well as an abstract Pam. Smile
5 Jun 2007 7:59AM
great shot.
tull 16 181 United Kingdom
5 Jun 2007 10:47AM
Excellent reflections Pam.

13 Jun 2007 5:17AM
JimV 13 6 3 Canada
15 Jun 2007 5:04AM
This is a wonderful capture with the refelection being a bonus. Amazing what you can do with a so called simple point and shoot camera.
Was wondering about the date posted so went to your profile and found you're on the move again, happy landings!
Rgds., Jim
Rogerex 13 32 12 Australia
18 Jun 2007 12:55AM
Seing double! Which way is up? lol. Love those reflections.
Hop-A-Long 13 52 1 England
19 Jun 2007 7:45PM
Nice shot. Good reflection.
bliba Plus
14 2 Austria
23 Jul 2007 9:07PM
very well taken

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