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Swan (on frozen) lake We can&#039;t always go to exciting destinations, so it is important to shoot locally whenever you can.<br />
There is always wildlife around, you just have to find it, and if you can&#039;t take a good photo of a pigeon, then how are you meant to take a good photo of an eagle, right?  Cygnus olor,France,Geotagged,Mute swan,Winter Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Swan (on frozen) lake

We can't always go to exciting destinations, so it is important to shoot locally whenever you can.
There is always wildlife around, you just have to find it, and if you can't take a good photo of a pigeon, then how are you meant to take a good photo of an eagle, right?

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  1. Well said. Love the photo, it has a great sense of depth to it, and the reflection is extra strong in black and white. Posted 2 years ago
    1. thanks Ferdy.... :) Posted 2 years ago

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The mute swan is a species of swan and a member of the waterfowl family Anatidae. It is native to much of Europe and Asia, and the far north of Africa. It is an introduced species in North America, Australasia and southern Africa. The name 'mute' derives from it being less vocal than other swan species. Measuring 125 to 170 cm in length, this large swan is wholly white in plumage with an orange bill bordered with black. It is recognisable by its pronounced knob atop the bill, which is larger in.. more

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Uploaded Jan 30, 2017. Captured Jan 29, 2017 12:18 in 1 Route de l'Étang de Trivaux, 92360 Meudon, France.
  • Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
  • f/2.8
  • 1/1000s
  • ISO400
  • 200mm