Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Swans




Yesterday morning I shot these photos. I have never seen so many swans together before. It was a cold and wonderful experience.

44 comments:

  1. Beautiful. I feel as though I can see the cold, in all the blue...

    They seem to have longer beaks than the swans we have here.

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  2. I think swans are such beautiful creatures :) What great shots!

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  3. Wonderful shots! Love the closeup of the two. I can actually see ice on their feathers!

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  4. Beauty finds you every where you go. I am so glad that you are there to great it.

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  5. I just discovered your blog Tuesday, thanks to my friend, Corvus. You've become my daily, must-have dose of eye candy.

    I can't offer photography help, but you've definitely got my sincere appreciation for the beauty I've seen. It's there even in the photos of office buildings. And the swans photos are so absolutely beautiful.

    Thanks for sharing it all with us!

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  6. För oss i Österbotten (västra Finland) är svanar ett riktigt vårtecken. Känns mycket avlägset nu just! Speciellt den undre bilden känns väldigt blå - fint!

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  7. Kanske det är gott om mat där ,de är vackra tillsammans,de håller visst ihop i vått och torrt.

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  8. As beautiful as they are, they are mean evil creatures (kidding)
    I approached a nestfull of goose eggs as I was trimming the grass around a water hazard at a country club, I was lucky to escape unscathed, they are very protective of their eggs.

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  9. Nydelige bilder. Fuglene er også skjønne, høyreiste og stolte :)

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  10. Läckert!! Måste varit en upplevelse!

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  11. I feel sorry for them in that cold, cold water...but then I guess they're made to take it!

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  12. Så det er hos deg alle Sangsvanene er :) Må ha vært en spesiell opplevelse med så mange på et sted. Er det ikke flott lyd i dem når de flyr avsted? :o)
    Flotte bilder Ivar!

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  13. Nydelige bilder igjen.Så flott at du var der når det var så mange svaner,heldiggris:o)

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  14. I have always loved the swan as far back as I can remember. Your photos are stunning and yes they are very protective of their young - good little mothers :)

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  15. Dette er vakre skapninger:) Pleier å være svaner ved hytta vår, og de er så tamme at de følger etter oss...

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  16. love the close-ups of the swans, Somehow your color setings are so clear!

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  17. De fleste bilder jeg har sett av svaner rundt på de forskjellige blogger (min innkludert) har bare vart av enslige fugler. Dette er jo praktfullt. Virkelig nydelige bilder. Og fuglene er i en klasse for seg de også.

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  18. Beautiful captures of these graceful birds, thanks for posting.

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  19. Oh! what a delight. You are very talented.
    I too have never seen that man in one place.
    KK

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  20. Amazing photos. The detail in the first one was breathtaking

    An Arkies Musings

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  21. Such grace and beauty captured perfectly!

    Your photography continues to amaze me!

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  22. Some of these swans have ice on their backs!

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  23. Ivar: Those captures are beautiful.

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  24. Your world is beautiful, but these swans have captured my heart!

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  25. Awesome series. Some of your best I've seen thus far. I like the colors in their bill. Blue Skies.

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  26. Stunning Ivar. I love Swans so this was an incredible treat. Absolutely beautiful.

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  27. They must feel warmer if they are closer to each other. Maybe:-)These swans have a black beak that I´m not used to. Must be some other species in Norway.

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  28. Da jeg var der, kom en hel flokk over hodet:-) Men bare to på vannet. Vakre fugler som ikke har så fin låt akkurat.-)Flotte bilder!

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  31. Breathtaking pictures!
    Such a big swan session I 've never seen before too.

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  32. As usual in awe totally, that photo of the pair is amazing Ivar

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  33. Wonderful-looking sight.

    Paz

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  34. Are those ice formation on the swan's feather?

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  35. Caption for the first shot: The happy couple. I love these.

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  36. Ivar, I came to look at your SkyWatch photo which is very nice, but I especially like the swan photos. Just beautiful!

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  37. Beautiful! Thank you for taking the time to show us all of your excellent pictures. The swans in the close-up seem so wise and peaceful.

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  38. Hi, EB says, 'can see the cold' I agree, its the colours and the way the light is reflecting on the water. It seems the sun is quite low in the sky maybe?
    The swans are beautiful.

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  39. these shots are so crisp and clear... beautiful ivar! :)

    sarah

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  40. Det nest øverste her er virkelig et blinkskudd. FOR noen personligheter du har funnet her! Herlig og flott samling :)

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  41. Very nice captured.Great tones of blue.Congratulations.

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