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Great cormorant
Lens: Sigma 150-500 OS HSM Camera: K-5 Photo Location: Blijdorp Zoo Rotterdam 
Posted By: Snipes, 08-09-2012, 11:47 PM

Went to Blijdorp Zoo Rotterdam yesterday and shot this cormorant with lots of backlight:

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08-10-2012, 06:47 AM   #2
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The lighting behind the bird is just perfect. I also like the B&W treatment. Well done.
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Beautiful shot, very dramatic!
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creative, different, and powerful. I like it!
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Dammit!!!!! I wish I'd made this photo. Congrats on a wonderful piece of work.

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Thanks all!
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Very dramatic and a perfect candidate for BW, great shot.

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Great photo, Wesly! Very impressive, print it, and hang it!!!

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