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comments (18)

  • Ray
  • Possibly Greenland
  • 19 May 2016, 00:54
Wonderful, Frank...probably my favourite observation of the swan.
Frank L Croston.: Swans are lovely, graceful birds I think, Ray, but can make mundane pictures, this one I liked.
  • Martine
  • France
  • 19 May 2016, 03:17
Whoua, superbe atterrissage ! La photo est magnifique.
Frank L Croston.: Isn't it? Thank you, Martine, I was really pleased to get this shot.
Simply wonderful with this backlight Frank!
Frank L Croston.: Everything was in place, Richard, all I had to do was press a button, and for once, it worked! smile
  • Chris
  • England
  • 19 May 2016, 06:19
Expertly done, and a fine picture too Frank
Frank L Croston.: Thank you, Chris,pleased you like it.
Those webbed feet come in handy for this business Frank.
Frank L Croston.: good for heavy braking,
You caught it well Frank.
Frank L Croston.: Thanks bud, it had to happen one day! smile See you tomorrow.
Wing flaps down I notice smile
Frank L Croston.: In reverse thrust also,
Made it! They do not land as gracefully as they look sitting there. Beautiful shot!
Frank L Croston.: Oh I don't know, Mary, I think they do ok, thank you.
  • Philine
  • Germany
  • 19 May 2016, 12:02
I can hear the water rushing - a lovely photo!
Frank L Croston.: It was noisy! Thanks, Philine.
rather effective braking and well timed this shot, Frank.
Frank L Croston.: Seems to work well, Ayush, thanks.
  • Alan
  • United Kingdom
  • 19 May 2016, 13:35
Fabulous! I do like the way that they use use their feet as floats to help them slow down. Every time I see a swan, I always think of dear old Concorde.
Frank L Croston.: Thank you, Alan, ah yes, Concorde, you must miss your
  • blackdog
  • United Kingdom
  • 19 May 2016, 13:45
Super photo - but always a great subject - I was amazed how far away you can hear them coming in to land!
Frank L Croston.: Thanks, Mike, they do make a racket!
  • Anne
  • United Kingdom
  • 19 May 2016, 16:34
Great timing Frank!
Frank L Croston.: Got lucky, Anne, tell you when I see you. smile
Aren't they just amazing at take off and landing.
Frank L Croston.: Great to watch, Martin, I was pleased to capture it for once.
A lovely picture...if I am hypercritical then the top of the wing has lost detail....but i wish i had taken as good a shot
Frank L Croston.: Thanks, Bill, it is, yes, but too be honest I was just pleased to get the
Coming in on runway two-niner...
Frank L Croston.: Keep your belts on 'til the lights
They seem to know how to do it!
Frank L Croston.: Practice, Tom,
nice landing Frank....petersmile

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