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05-01-2021, 09:07 AM - 2 Likes   #1
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rat with wings

just a pigeon but still......

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05-01-2021, 02:26 PM   #2
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Nice and sharp.
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Pigeons are far from my favourite birds but they do seem to get a bad rap.
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Rat with wings. Very accurate. A feathered cockroach. Nice and crisp shot

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Rat with wings. Very accurate. A feathered cockroach. Nice and crisp shot

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QuoteOriginally posted by PJ1 Quote
Nice and sharp.
indeed sharp . I can see this as a potential B/W conversion pic. One could try and tease out the best tonality and contrast out of the flying-rat.
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QuoteOriginally posted by just_life_photograph Quote
just a pigeon but still......
In Denmark we call them "Flying rats" ... but that's the same ;-)
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We tend to regard starlings as the feathered rats, and there's few worse jobs than clearing out starling nests from a roof space. This pigeon is good to look at, sharp, frozen in flight - great shot

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Cher Ami disagrees.
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yes , I was expecting a bat , but
yes pigeons did some very important assignments not that far back.
Nice photo , very seriously looking bird.
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Good work catching its eye. I've made a comment on another pigeon photo that people should take more photos of them!
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Nice photo - sharp, clean and that eye is alive. Personally, I prefer pigeons to rats, and am very happy that rats don't fly.
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Well captured, great detail and color.
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Good capture! I like pigeons; one at a time.
05-16-2021, 02:58 PM   #14
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Good captured image. I notice that birds often look at you when flying over. Must see if I can a picture of this scenario.
06-15-2021, 04:37 PM   #15
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Nice sharp capture. Given the position of the wings, I would be tempted to flip the picture upside down, just to mess up people's head trying to figure out the weird upside down pigeon head :-)

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