Ocean Bird by AuntDot
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Abstract of rust and bubbling paint on a blue dumpster behind a store in Dunnellon, Florida. When I saw this, I thought of Marilyn Cornwell’s image “Migration” and that inspired me to call this Ocean Bird. It could be a long-winged albatross heading out from the shore for a very extended flight over the ocean.

Canon EOS Rebel XSi/450D
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Having lived most of my life in the northeast U.S., I am enjoying retired life in sunny Florida. I enjoy photographing many different kinds of things, but especially flowers and animals, including the beautiful birds found here in Florida. I am currently using a Canon EOS Rebel XSi/450D camera, a Canon 55-250 mm telescopic zoom lens, and a Sony P10 Cyber-shot digital camera. My newest acquisition is a Canon PowerShot SX260 HS, a point and shoot which I will be carrying in my purse.

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Comments

  • CanyonWind
    CanyonWindalmost 5 years ago

  • Wow! Thank you so very much! Truly appreciated!

    – AuntDot

  • Rainy
    Rainyalmost 5 years ago

    ฺำBeautiful capture Dot!

  • Thank you, dear Rainy!

    – AuntDot

  • Rosalie Scanlon
    Rosalie Scanlonalmost 5 years ago

    Wonderful find and capture.

  • Thank you, Rosie. I was happy to find a blue dumpster. Most of them are dark green, so this was very different.

    – AuntDot

  • Gabrielle  Hope
    Gabrielle Hopealmost 5 years ago

    Great find and beautiful capture Dot, love the colors.

  • Thanks so much, Gabrielle. Glad you like this one.

    – AuntDot

  • Thanks for the fave, too! :-))

    – AuntDot

  • trish725
    trish725almost 5 years ago

    Well spotted! Great shot!

  • Thanks very much, Trish!

    – AuntDot

  • kathy s gillentine
    kathy s gillen...almost 5 years ago

    magnificent capture

  • Thanks so much, Kathy.

    – AuntDot

  • Susana Weber
    Susana Weberalmost 5 years ago

    Elegant movement, Dot! Great find!! :-)

  • So glad you like it, Susana. Thanks so much! :-))

    – AuntDot

  • paintingsheep
    paintingsheepalmost 5 years ago

    Elegant, colorful, and fun!

  • Thanks a lot, Gena. Glad you like this one.

    – AuntDot

  • As usual, I forgot to say thanks for the fave! So, thanks for the fave! lol

    – AuntDot

  • Betty Mackey
    Betty Mackeyalmost 5 years ago

    Beautiful! Congratulations on the feature.

  • Thank you very much, Betty. Truly appreciated!

    – AuntDot

  • talindsey
    talindseyalmost 5 years ago

    congratulations !! to me it looks like the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico ~~ :))

  • Thank you. I see the oil spill in so many abstract images these days! I guess it’s on the minds of many, many people. I know it is on mine and I pray every day for it to be resolved soon.

    – AuntDot

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