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by me to take his picture. I told him that it would be seen in National Geo’s October issue… so he obliged me. Ok.. So I lied to him.. I just really wanted the head on view in flight… Thanks for cking out my Pelican series of photographs. No special P.S. effects or the sort, basic editing only.

Nikon D60 55/200


  • kenspics
    kenspicsalmost 5 years ago

    Your ploy worked very well Lj…provided you with a marvelous photo!!!!
    I always thought pelicans were white.. so was amazed to see the coloring on this one!!

  • Thanks Ken.. Many are white.. I think there are several variations of color. :)

    – LjMaxx

  • maxy
    maxyalmost 5 years ago

    LJ – this is toooo cool!!!!! I love the pose! My goodness what a face he has too! Love the waves curling behind him too – this is beautiful! Instant fave! xoxo!

  • Thanks so much Maxy for all the comments and faves left. Your rock! ~:)))

    – LjMaxx

  • MichaelTravis
    MichaelTravisalmost 5 years ago
  • as r u Michael.. Many Thanks! :)

    – LjMaxx

  • Susan Vinson
    Susan Vinsonalmost 5 years ago

    Great shots!!! ~:)

  • T.Y. Cindirelli…. Merry Christmas to you too~

    – LjMaxx

  • CanDuCreations
    CanDuCreationsalmost 5 years ago

    Awesome work

  • Many Thanks Thea! :)))

    – LjMaxx

  • Kim McClain Gregal
    Kim McClain Gr...almost 5 years ago

    Funny story! Nice capture!

  • ~:) T.Y. Kim…

    – LjMaxx

  • Virginia N. Fred
    Virginia N. Fredalmost 5 years ago

    Fantastic capture and great story, love the waves behind him too,

  • Thank you Gina. Wishing you & yours a wonderful holiday season and a grand New year too~ :)

    – LjMaxx

  • RicAlexander
    RicAlexanderalmost 5 years ago

    You have some beautiful images of birds in flight, well done !

  • T.Y. Ric. Pleased you took the time to stop here.. Merry Christmas to you too~ :)

    – LjMaxx

  • PDPhoto
    PDPhotoalmost 5 years ago

    Another brilliant Pelican shot Lj. Your Pelican week indeed, show us more of them. Well done.

  • Oh.. I have so many.. I think they might kick me off the site should I continue.. I just love the birds. I spend a lot of time hiking, often alone and they give me much enjoyment and camera practice.. T.Y. Paul.. ~:)

    – LjMaxx

  • Rick  Friedle
    Rick Friedlealmost 5 years ago

    Great capture!

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