Raging pelican

Picture by gpix


  • 2104
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  • March 05, 2012
  • Canon 7d
  • EF 70-200 f/4.0 L USM
  • Shooting Style Hand Held
  • Shoots Number Single RAW File
  • Exposures Number
  • Editing Software Photoshop
  • File Format RAW
  • Notes
pelican bird water wings close up animal

17 Comments

05 Mar 18:15
pecoreproduction

Impressive shot !! Congratulation to have had this opportunity ;)

05 Mar 19:06
trairao

Great image.I agree with Emmanuel.Congratulations !

05 Mar 20:40
arthakker

wow!

05 Mar 20:40
daze420

superb shot.

05 Mar 21:36
ruhri

Great image! But this is HDR-Creme. I cantยดt see any HDR on this image, sorry ...

05 Mar 22:32
rcuello

Great opportunism. Something different. I disagree with Rainer, can not say you do not have HDR process without seeing the original. Only GPiX can say if I make some HDR process, with different exposures.

05 Mar 22:56
rrr

Briliant shopt, did you have to wait long for the moment.

05 Mar 22:58
nicolle

Stunning!! I agree with Ricardo.

05 Mar 23:28
flipd1

Amazing Shot! The water if great

06 Mar 07:51
gpix

Thanx a lot for your comments, guys!!! @ ruhri: it's a hdr-image but as most of the time I tried to keep it natural. In the original image there was by far too much contrast. I used hdr-processing to visualize the water splashes below the wings and to acc

06 Mar 07:53
gpix

...entuate the feathering. I decided to keep the highlights on the wings and in the back, otherwise the scene would have become too confusing due to the vast amount of water drops...

06 Mar 07:55
gpix

@ rrr: didn't have to wait for a long time but it took me about 40 shots to get this one :-)

06 Mar 09:34
bigfut

Congratulations on a fantastic shot

06 Mar 13:37
dirk

Great picture. Moost i loke the eyes and details on the feathers.

07 Mar 01:05
xxautopsyxx

GREAT effect!

07 Mar 08:22
gpix

Thanx guys!! @ dirk: I was really lucky to get the eyes in focus :-)

23 Jun 20:41
simplesimon

Love the chest and neck feather detail. You can 'feel' the effort it takes for a lumbering four-square equatic bird to get close to being airborn

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