Portrait of an Australian Pelican.

“Pelican Poise”
Photography & Artwork
by Holly Kempe ©

Inspired by the vast outback, pristine coastline and flora and fauna of Australia, Holly adds her creative touch to photographs taken in her travels around this wonderous country.

Holly’s work talks in colours and peace and shows a great appreciation and respect for life.~ Angela
Love the simplicity and composition …great colours too! ~ Robert
An excellent eye for strong, simple graphics. ~ Karen


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  • Traceyisanozzy
    Traceyisanozzyabout 5 years ago

    Well he certainly appears to be posing Holly, did you offer him payment in fish?
    Fantastic shot, love the dof, he looks so proud! x

  • Hi Trace :) No fish, he posed for free! I think he just wanted to get his mug on the bubble…… and it’s a big mug at that! ;)

    – Holly Kempe

  • 1chick1
    1chick1about 5 years ago

    awesome capture

  • Bonnie T.  Barry
    Bonnie T. Barryabout 5 years ago

    Such a gorgeous shot, Holly! I’ve been trying to get pelicans for a long time so this is extra special in my eyes! Love it!

  • Janie Oliver
    Janie Oliverabout 5 years ago

    wow! love it. beautiful work.

  • Jenny Dean
    Jenny Deanabout 5 years ago

    brilliant Holly, I got all the way to Kurrimine beach a few days ago and realised my camera battery was on charge at home!

  • Lance Leopold
    Lance Leopoldabout 5 years ago

    Where it deserves to be,on a pedestal,great bird and shot,Holly.

  • ElRobbo
    ElRobboabout 5 years ago

    This looks so cool, Holly!
    So…pelican-like! ; )
    Nicely done!

  • jaffa
    jaffaabout 5 years ago

    what a poser lovely shot.

  • Anthony Mancuso
    Anthony Mancusoabout 5 years ago

    beautiful work Holly, well done!

  • richiedean
    richiedeanabout 5 years ago

    He’s a fine specimen Holly, great DOF …………… :))

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