Why Won't You Talk to Me?

TonyCrehan

Hobart, Australia

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The little seabird is flapping furiously and calling out to attract the attention of the two penguins to no avail as they remain silent statues.

Not sure if he is trying to say “Are you my Mummy and Daddy” or “Get off My Rock” or “why should I always get the little one to perch on?”

Sculpture of penguins by Stephen Walker, companion piece to the seals on an adjacent rock and the self portrait of Louis and Joe, the BernacchiTribute on the Hobart waterfront at Sullivans Cove.

Louis Bernacchi was a a member of Borchgrevink`s 1898-1900 Southern Cross expedition. He became the first Australian (and Tasmanian) to work and winter in Antarctica.

The expedition vessel “Southern Cross” departed from this point.

This shot taken with Pentax k-r on 2 September 2011.

Lens Pentax-DA 18-55mm F3.5-5.6
ISO 400
50.0mm
0 EV
f/11
1/200 sec.
RAW
Hand held

Minor adjustments to shadows, highlights and sharpening in PSE 9.
Converted to jpeg for uploading to redbubble.

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