I realized that If I had to choose, I would rather have birds than airplanes.
Charles Lindbergh

There is nothing in which the birds differ more from man than the way in which they can build and yet leave a landscape as it was before.
Robert Lynd

Lowry Park Zoo ~ Tampa ~ Florida ~ USA

Olympus SP570 UZ

(20x optical zoom lens with an extremely useful 26 to 520mm equivalent focal length range ~ here at 520mm)


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Photography is not about cameras, gadgets and gizmos. Photography is about photographers. A camera didn’t make a great picture any more than a typewriter wrote a great novel.
Peter Adams

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  • billfox256
    billfox256over 3 years ago

    Great use of light and shadows!!!!, Bill

  • lynell
    lynellover 3 years ago

    Nice work!

  • Karen  Helgesen
    Karen Helgesenover 3 years ago

    LOVE this! The light is just gorgeous!

  • Dwarkan
    Dwarkanover 3 years ago

    Beautiful light !! Great work Francis !!

  • Cizeranne
    Cizeranneover 3 years ago

    Un magnifique clair obscur.

  • rob castro
    rob castroover 3 years ago

    brilliant use of lighting, Francis… well done ;-) rob

  • Dawn B Davies-McIninch
    Dawn B Davies-...over 3 years ago

    beautiful back light,dawnx

  • WhiteDove Studio kj gordon
    WhiteDove Stud...over 3 years ago

    great use of light ….nice one brah’

  • Tammera
    Tammeraover 3 years ago


  • Quinn000
    Quinn000over 3 years ago

    Nice backlighting

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