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Geese in Formation
Lens: Sigma 10-20mm Camera: K5 Photo Location: Wakefield U.K. ISO: 800 Shutter Speed: 1/500s Aperture: F8 
Posted By: snappychappy, 09-16-2011, 12:00 PM

As an evening storm was clearing this flock of geese flew over our home, I was waiting for a rainbow but it never appeared.

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09-16-2011, 12:03 PM   #2
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Too bad

This is a magnificent photo, love the light, and the geese in the foreground!!
The orange in the clouds: reflection of street lamps or something like that?
09-16-2011, 01:39 PM   #3
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Beautiful photo, I will take geese over a rainbow anytime. Love the colors here. Bob
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Print it and hang it! Gorgeous! Beats a rainbow...or a damn Squirrel!

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Would have been a keeper even without the geese, but it seems they arranged themselves with your photo in mind. Good things come to those who wait.
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Very dramatic photo Steve--well taken--charliezap
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Skill + luck wins every time!
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This really is outstanding... so moody and I love the fact the geese are flying at you ... yes, better than a rainbow any day. Loved seeing this!

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very dramatic and expertly composed! Excellent!
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OK, I wish I took that picture... I'm having serious picture envy... I'll be back to tell you how good it is after I've talked things through with my therapist...
09-17-2011, 09:25 AM   #11
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Thank you for the positive comments folks, sometimes luck is just on your side. The orange in the clouds is the sun setting, we had just had a big storm and the sun briefly peaked through the clouds before it set.
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Wow.. This shot blows my mind. Great job!
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Gorgeous. Very dramatic.
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those incendiary colors of that dramatic sky silhouetting those geese... simply fantastic ! well done... dave m
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At the right place, at just the right time, with the right equipment... But especially with talented eyes!

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