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I captured this gull as it was flying by me, chased by another gull.

Texture: Yannik Hay
Location: Haydon’s Park, Ottawa, On., Canada
Date: 2012-04-08
Canon EOS 1D Mark IV
ISO: 3200
Shutter priority: 1/1600 sec.
Aperture: F/7,1
Metering Mode: Spot
Lens: Canon EF100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM +1.4x@140mm
Metering Mode: Spot
Copyright: Yannik Hay
Photoshop CS5 64 bits for Mac – Camera Raw 6.6

Tags

white, blue, gull, nature, wildlife, bird, wings, spirit, dove, pure, purity

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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Comments

  • Shelly Harris
    Shelly Harrisover 2 years ago

    Beautiful capture!

  • Many thx for the great compliment Shelly. Cheers :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • Joanne  Bradley
    Joanne Bradleyover 2 years ago

    Oh great shot Yannick! Love the illumination on the gull and the way it is posed not only showcasing those wonderful wings but the delicate feet and wingtail as well!

  • Thank you very much Joanne for the compliment :) I was able to erase the overlaying texture by enlarging very much the image :)
    Have a great evening!

    – Yannik Hay

  • TheBrit
    TheBritover 2 years ago

    A wonderful capture!

    …Brit….

  • Many thx for the great compliment Brit. Cheers :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • jules572
    jules572over 2 years ago

    A Jonathan Livingston Seagull moment Yan, definitively a favorite and FIVE GOLD STARS….Jules

  • Many thx for the great compliment Jules. This is what I felt when I took that photo. Then I pictured the end result in my mind before doing it. Cheers :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • Magaret Meintjes
    Magaret Meintjesover 2 years ago

    2012/04/16 1 Image per 24hrs
    Stunning photography!

  • Thank you very much Margaret for the compliment :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppover 2 years ago

    Wonderful capture

  • Thank you very much Larry :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • Robert H Carney
    Robert H Carneyover 2 years ago

  • Thank you very much Robert, this is a real honour :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • SharonD
    SharonDover 2 years ago

    Wonderful capture and treatment Yan.

  • Many thx for the great compliment Sharon. Cheers :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • Manon Boily
    Manon Boilyover 2 years ago

    c’est vraiment magnifique! tu es vraiment une grande artiste!

  • Merci beaucoup Manon, J’ai encore beaucoup à apprendre :) Merci aussi pour le fav! Bonne journée!

    – Yannik Hay

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeover 2 years ago

  • Thank you very much Ray :)

    – Yannik Hay

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