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2 Features
3 Favs
on 2012-09-14

  • 7th Placement in the top ten in (Birds Category) – Order – Columbiformes – Pigeons & Doves challenge in Nature Photography Challenge group on 2011-07-28
  • Featured in Photography Challenge Group on 2012-03-14
  • Featured on the 2010-05-21 in Bubblers’ Weekly Challenge group.

This cute pigeon was captured in my backyard, Canada.

Date: 2008-03-02
Canon EOS 40D
ISO: 100
Aperture priority: F/11.0
Copyright: Yannik Hay
Lens: 100-400mm F/4.5-5.6 L IS USM@260mm

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bird, nature, pigeon, wildlife

Started photography in 1975.
Took photography classes.
Learned black and white dark room.
Did the transition to digital in 2005.
Learned a few post-processing programs and made my choice to Photoshop and Lightroom.

I like to shoot wildlife, birds, macro, landscapes and street photography to name a few.

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  • EagleHunter
    EagleHunteralmost 5 years ago

    Awww, great closeup, i love the colors around there neck.

  • Many thanks for stopping by to take a look, so greatly appreciate your visit and very kind words!!!

    – Yannik Hay

  • bicyclegirl
    bicyclegirlalmost 5 years ago

    Excellent details Yannik, great lighting and it’s pretty cool how the white above the beak and beak makes a heart shape :D

  • Hello dear friend, thank you so very much for your wonderful comment, this is so nice of you! I really appreciate it and your continuous support. All the best!

    – Yannik Hay

  • vsinopoulos
    vsinopoulosalmost 5 years ago

    Excellent close-up very good detail and natural colors!

  • Many thanks for your kind visit and words dear Vassilis :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • CeePhotoArt
    CeePhotoArtalmost 5 years ago

    Excellent capture!!! Love its eyes!! :D

  • Thank you very much Cee , that is very kind of you.

    – Yannik Hay

  • imagic
    imagicalmost 5 years ago

    Wow a fine shot…. avesome razorsharp – well composed – perfec light,,, Bravo – a instant FAV from here.

  • Many thx dear Jens for your great comment and fav, all the best :)

    – Yannik Hay

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

    Gorgeous capture, what a cutie

  • Thank you very much, Kathy! I like his circled beak :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • Ellen van Deelen
    Ellen van Deelenalmost 5 years ago

    Just beautiful Yan….I like pigeons a lot!

  • Man thx dear Ellen for your warm comment, It’s always a pleasure to read you!

    – Yannik Hay

  • Marie Sharp
    Marie Sharpalmost 5 years ago

    Please enter this great image into our current challenge!

  • Thank you very much Marie for featuring my work, sure I will enter it in the challenge. Take care :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • fezoj64
    fezoj64over 3 years ago

    Excellent photo Yannik .Congratulations on Top 10 place. ..Jozef

  • Thx greatly my friend, cheers :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • ellismorleyphto
    ellismorleyphtoalmost 3 years ago

    Congratulations, this picture has been chosen by the hosts to be featured in the Photography Challenge Group alongside the qualifying images that placed in the Top Ten in the ‘Pigeons and Doves’ challenge

    It would also be welcome in the group Pigeons and Doves

  • Thank you very much Elli for featuring my work! An honour :)

    – Yannik Hay

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