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Netherlands, North Holland, ’s-Graveland

Little cygnet of the Mute Swan, exploring the world on it’s own

Photograph made with Pentax K10D camera and
Tamron AF70-300mm Tele-macro1:2 lens
Exposure 1/90 sec, f. unknown
focal length 180mm , ISO 400
Date: June 21, 2010

TAGS : nature, animals, birds, young, cignet, mute_swan, seasons, spring, white, water, lake, pond, one, wildlife, wild, soft

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Featured in Naturally Black and white (April 21, 2011)
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Steppeland (pseudonym) is a Flemish photographer, living in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Her main area’s of interest are Nature Photography, Street photography and Photojournalism. Recently she also explores different digital art techniques, mainly based on her own photographs.
More of her work can be seen at DeviantArt and 500px

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  • steppeland
    steppelandalmost 4 years ago

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkealmost 4 years ago

  • Thank you, Ray!

    – steppeland

  • Jennifer Rhoades
    Jennifer Rhoadesalmost 4 years ago

    What a lovely little innocent thing! Love how you’ve capture it so very beautifully!

  • Hi, Glitterfest! Thank you for your visit and your kind words. Sweet little thing indeed, isn’t it! :)

    – steppeland

  • Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos
    Konstantinos A...almost 4 years ago

    1 image per day / April 10, 2011 / Limit 20

  • Thank you, Konstantinos!

    – steppeland

  • Pamela Jayne Smith
    Pamela Jayne S...almost 4 years ago

    Featured for Easter
    21st April 2011

  • Aww, how sweet! Thank you so much for the feature, Pamela!

    – steppeland

  • Cindy Schnackel
    Cindy Schnackelalmost 4 years ago

    Very cute, great capture!

  • Thanks a lot, Cindy, great you like it! :)

    – steppeland

  • Janone
    Janoneover 3 years ago

    Das een heel ‘lief’ plaatje.!
    Zulke noem ik “Blondies” , die bij ons, zijn er weer twee van de zeven Blond.
    Geen idee of dat soms ‘vrouwtjes’ worden.
    Groetjes, Jan

  • haha, wat grappig… ik had me nog nie eens gerealiseerd dat er kleurverschillen in zijn – ga ik zeker eens op letten. Ja, wie weet zijn de blondjes dames ;) – Bedankt voor je leuke comentaar!

    – steppeland

  • Istvan froghunter
    Istvan froghunterover 3 years ago

    Great capture! Very cute.

  • Thank you so much!

    – steppeland

  • Lancsphoto
    Lancsphotoover 3 years ago

    Super image and lovely work.

  • Thanks a lot, Larry, glad you like it!

    – steppeland

  • karina73020
    karina73020almost 3 years ago

    very lovely little one!!! i wish an “Happy Easter” to you and your loved ones :)) Love from France Kxx

  • Aww, thank you so much! I hope you had a wonderful Easter too! Enjoy spring !

    – steppeland

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