Day 51 Theme #173 Lots & Lots & Lots

21 02 2011

Swans in Naragansett Bay, originally uploaded by needlepointernc.

There were LOTS & LOTS & LOTS of swans in Naragansett Bay today. It was cold and windy and I didn’t have gloves, so I didn’t stay out too long taking pictures. There were a lot of ducks and seagulls in the water too. This was taken on the Warwick side of the bay.

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12 responses

6 03 2011
KarenAnn

Love how the mud is actually colored blue by the reflections…really makes this photo wonderful and especially nice with the little orange accents of beaks.

22 02 2011
KarenB

I don’t think I’ve seen that many swans in one place before! Great color and composition.

22 02 2011
PC PHOTO

The bluish reflection from the sky onto the ground really makes the swans pop! Poor things out in the cold foraging for food and up to their knees in mud.

21 02 2011
jackscrap

Great colours and contrasts in this shot, love how some of the swans seem to be picking their way across the mud.

21 02 2011
Steven

Super sharp image, and the blue color coming off the sand really makes them stand out!

21 02 2011
Bobbie

I like the way you’ve intensified the colors–it makes the seans stand out, highlighting the different postures of the swans.

21 02 2011
~Val

Awesome!! I didn’t know they traveled in flocks like this.

21 02 2011
needlepointernc

My friends Mother lives across the road from where I took this picture. They said that in the warmer weather that there are a lot more swans there. It was mighty cold out! They don’t seem to mind 🙂

21 02 2011
danudin

Look at all them Ugly Ducklings. Great for the theme!

21 02 2011
Tammy

Those beautiful swans really stand out against the blue tones of the water…this is really a gorgeous take!

21 02 2011
Gisele

great colors on this. I love how all of their beaks stand out against their white.

21 02 2011
Julie McLeod

What a pretty group these make and the image is made that much nicer by the reflections in the water. It’s kind of a breath of spring for me….

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