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  • 2nd Placement in Category 1(Photo realistic – minimal editing) – Silhouettes in 1 Theme – 4 Challenges on 2013-01-06
  • 2nd Placement in Fall Silhouette challenge in Canon Photography Only group on 2011-11-10
  • 4th Placement in Black Silhouettes challenge in Color Me A Rainbow on 2011-10-31
  • 6th Placement in Twelve Days of Christmas ~ Day 4 ~ Calling Birds in CHALLENGE ACCEPTED on 2012-12-21
  • 7th Placement in Silhouettes challenge in This, That, and the Other Thing on 2012-06-19
  • 8th Placement in A Raven Hearts Logo for our Headline Thumbnail challenge in Raven Hearts group on 2012-03-12
  • 9th Placement in Rainbow – Colour BLACK challenge in Nature Photography Challenge on 2011-10-21
  • 10th Placement in Bird Silhouettes challenge in Amazing Wildlife group on 2011-10-14
  • Featured in Raven Heart on 2011-11-10
  • Featured in Nature Photography Challenge on 2011-11-01
  • Featured in Color Me a Rainbow on 2011-10-18
  • Featured in 100 – 499 VIEWS group on 2011-06-09
  • Featured in Extra-Ordinary Photography & Art on 2011-06-01
  • Featured in Let There Be Light on 2011-05-26
  • Featured in Extra-Ordinary Photography group on the 2011-05-18*

No pp work what so ever. As is from the cam.

Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Date: 2010-10-16
Canon EOS 1D Mark IV
ISO: 500
Shutter: 1/200 sec.
Aperture: F/6,3
Metering Mode: Pattern
Copyright: Yannik Hay
Lens: Tamron 28-300mm@300mm
Photoshop CS5 for Mac 32 bits – Camera Raw 6.4


birds, wildlife, silhouette, black, nature, animals

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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  • Jacinthe Brault
    Jacinthe Braultabout 3 years ago

    Beautiful silhouette Yannik.

  • Merci beaucoup Manon. J’ai été chanceuse qu’il vienne se poser près de moi au moment où je pointais en direction opposée pour photographier les hôtes/casino sur la strip de Vegas. J’ai saisi cette opportunité et il n’était nullement incommodé par moi :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • patjila
    patjilaabout 3 years ago

    Wow a fantastic black bird silhouette capture Yannik, love the composition plus pose fave directly added!

  • Thank you very much, it’s greatly appreciated :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • Yool
    Yoolabout 3 years ago

    Great silouette….love it!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Thank you very much, it’s greatly appreciated :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • AngieDavies
    AngieDaviesabout 3 years ago

    Fantastic silhouette and depth of field!

  • Thank you very much Angie, it’s greatly appreciated :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • fezoj64
    fezoj64about 3 years ago
    Very pretty silhouette Yannik.Well done . ..Jozef
  • Thank you very much Josef, it’s greatly appreciated :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • swaby
    swabyabout 3 years ago

    So pretty Im a big fan of silhouettes! Beautiful capture Yannik!

  • Thank you very much Swaby, it’s greatly appreciated :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • Mike Oxley
    Mike Oxleyabout 3 years ago

    What a wonderful capture, Yan! Beautiful work!

  • Thank you very much Mike, it’s greatly appreciated :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • Istvan froghunter
    Istvan froghunterabout 3 years ago

    Awesome capture Yan!

  • Thank you very much Istvan, it’s greatly appreciated :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • Ellen van Deelen
    Ellen van Deelenabout 3 years ago

    So beautiful Yan…..Excellent!!

  • Thank you very much Ellen, it’s greatly appreciated :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • Lilian Marshall
    Lilian Marshallabout 3 years ago
    Just beautiful . well done.
  • Thank you very much Lilian, it’s greatly appreciated :)

    – Yannik Hay

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