trumpeter swan pair flying by by dedmanshootn

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trumpeter swan pair flying by by 

a pair of trumpeter swans on the wing in the skagit valley, wa, usa. shot on a very overcast day and done in black&white with extra contrast and sharpness to help bring them out of the misty ridge behind them

featured in Rural Around The Globe january 24, 2011

featured in The Birds february 5, 2011

Explore – Featured Work march 26, 2011

(540 views @ may 31, 2011)

(44 favorites @ may 31, 2011)


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ded is just a grumpy old geezer who likes to fool around wtih camera and computer and, hopefully brighten people’s day wtih the results. my philosophy of art

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  • swaby
    swabyover 3 years ago

    Instant Favorite, outstanding shot!

  • thanks so much! was super happy this one turned out. had a great time saturday but was a very overcast day and especially tough to get any kind of movement shots

    – dedmanshootn

  • Sharksladie
    Sharksladieover 3 years ago

    Great job with this one!!! Very nice shot :) Congratulations on your feature!! xx Steph

  • thank you much! very surpirsed and honored!

    – dedmanshootn

  • Charmiene Maxwell-batten
    Charmiene Maxw...over 3 years ago


  • thank you!

    – dedmanshootn

  • mishu78
    mishu78over 3 years ago

    Great mono image!

  • very kind of you!

    – dedmanshootn

  • sarnia2
    sarnia2over 3 years ago

  • appreciate the chance

    – dedmanshootn

  • Gabrielle  Lees
    Gabrielle Leesover 3 years ago

    Simply beautiful! :) A fav from me! :)

    Gabe :)

  • thanks much my friend! :-)

    – dedmanshootn

  • 1Nino
    1Ninoover 3 years ago

    Beautiful capture – certainly eye appealing in B&W……Tony

  • appreciate your encouraging words my friend

    – dedmanshootn

  • Claudia Kuhn
    Claudia Kuhnover 3 years ago

    Wonderful action capture!

  • thanks very much!

    – dedmanshootn

    JUSTARTover 3 years ago

    great shot

  • thanks much!

    – dedmanshootn

  • Brenda Boisvert
    Brenda Boisvertover 3 years ago

    Wonderful capture … love the black & white shot:-)

  • thanks! so glad you enjoy

    – dedmanshootn

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