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Featured in: The Birds (June, 2012)
Featured in: Excellence in Photography (June, 2012)
Featured in: Art and Photography Showcase (June, 2012)

A Caspian Tern gracefully, and ever so patiently, hovers above the water. Suddenly, with knife-like precision, his dive breaks the stillness of the early morning waters of Lake Ontario.

(disclaimer… I know every single bird photography book ever written/ever to be written absolutely discourages/forbids shots of birds facing away/flying away from you.. however, there was just something about this image I liked and it’s rather about the scene and not so much the Tern …)
(Toronto, Ontario, Canada)

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  • KBritt
    KBrittover 2 years ago

    I consider this a masterpiece Kat!!! Rules be ..um, darned!!! lol
    The tones are wonderful, the composition is perfection!! I love the almost abstract feel to it!!!
    I would be very proud of this image!! …and look up Abstract Realism Group….
    A highly rated fave for me!! xxX

  • Thank you, Kim! Wow, I’m so pleased you like this…Thank you so much!

    – KatMagic Photography

  • kristijohnson
    kristijohnsonover 2 years ago

    Kim is right on all accounts!! I saw this in the feed and couldn’t wait to click on it! Just gorgeous processing and the reflection is stunning!! This is crazy good!! Brace yourself for many features! :)

  • …. Kristi.. thank you thank you… I wasn’t sure about it as the bird is facing away but I liked it and I’m thrilled you do also….thank you, my friend!

    – KatMagic Photography

  • Annie Lemay  Photography
    Annie Lemay P...over 2 years ago

    This is magical!

  • Thank you.. I like that word “magical”…!

    – KatMagic Photography

  • Carol Knudsen
    Carol Knudsenover 2 years ago

    This is beautiful Kat..the overall image is perfect.. I love the elegant simplicity and gracefulness of the Term :) xx

  • Thanks, Carol… you put that so well.. I appreciate it very much!

    – KatMagic Photography

  • Linda Lees
    Linda Leesover 2 years ago

    What would ornitholigists know of art? This is absolutely beautiful Katherine!

  • Thank you, Linda.. I’m pleased, thus far, people like this as I really was not sure…hope you have a good week ahead and thank you again!

    – KatMagic Photography

  • (Tallow) Dave  Van de Laar
    (Tallow) Dave ...over 2 years ago

    this is a beautiful shot Kat

  • jules572
    jules572over 2 years ago

    Rules are made to be broken Katherine, if not why do we take chances and step outside the box. This is a beautiful images and a favorite…Jules

  • Irene  Burdell
    Irene Burdellover 2 years ago

    What a great shot and reflections Katherine does look like a ballerina x

  • FelicityB
    FelicityBover 2 years ago

    Rules were made to be broken, especially when the result is this beautiful!!

  • Lissywitch
    Lissywitchover 2 years ago

    oh my goodness Kat! wow! Just fabulous xx

  • Thank you, Lissy!

    – KatMagic Photography

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