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  • Ray
  • Thailand
  • 4 Feb 2015, 00:41
A lovely bit of whimsy, Frank.
Frank L Croston.: Hmm, not done whimsy before Ray, must try those settings Thanks.
The light that you caught, and the timing you had.... just perfection!
Frank L Croston.: A lucky shot, But as long as you like it love..X
  • Chris
  • England
  • 4 Feb 2015, 06:41
Looks like a hawk of some sort
Frank L Croston.: Just a big daft Wood pigeon I think, Chris, don't get many Hawks around here.
The big cloud makes this very painterly.
Frank L Croston.: Thanks, Mary.
  • Alan
  • Great Britain (UK)
  • 4 Feb 2015, 12:26
Looks great against those menacing clouds. I like the framing with the teees, too.
Frank L Croston.: Thank you, Alan, a lucky back garden
Looks like a cloud mountain Frank. Nice capture of the bird
Frank L Croston.: It does, when I was a kid I would imagine clouds were mountain ranges...I still do sometimes smile
  • Anne
  • United Kingdom
  • 4 Feb 2015, 15:54
The bird's placement really highlights the cloud formations
Frank L Croston.: Thank you, Anne, a lucky
  • gutteridge
  • where latitude and attitude meet
  • 4 Feb 2015, 16:25
Yet another quality image Frank, and I'd swear they are getting even better. That bird is sublime with the shafts of sunlight, but the definition in that cloud is amazing.
Frank L Croston.: Thank you, Andrew, that's very nice of you.
the bird is soaring while the clouds move in... nicely framed Frank...

when we have a strong north wind in summer there are gulls or ravens hanging in mid air like a kite facing into the wind for a while...
it is cool to watch them....petersmile
Frank L Croston.: Thanks, Peter, I like to watch birds do that too.
  • Richard T
  • Suffolk: where the sun rises first in England
  • 4 Feb 2015, 17:17
Bird on a mission ... pigeon post.
Frank L Croston.: Might be quicker....
This just oozes quality Frank.
Frank L Croston.: Thanks very much, Bill.
  • Louis
  • South Africa
  • 4 Feb 2015, 20:00
In the movies, you would hear 'squaaaaaawk' or 'eoooooow'. I like the light bundles among the clouds.
Frank L Croston.: I think I just .Thanks, Louis

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