High Flight

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© Donald Garrett
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UploadedFebruary 1, 2013
TakenJanuary 30, 2013
MakeNikon Corporation
ModelNIKON D7000
Exposure1/500 sec at f/8
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length62 mm
ISO640
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This scene of a seagull swooping upward at sunrise reminded me of the poem, High Flight.
How many of you baby boomers will remember the regular broadcast of this every Saturday morning after cartoons?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IoL-KCFbIpA

19 responses

  • Michele Wambaugh

    Michele Wambaugh (Deleted) said (1 Feb 2013):

    And that one lyrical bird makes this lovely sunset!

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (1 Feb 2013):

    I love the graceful lift of the wings over the pretty sunrise...

  • daniele castellucchio

    daniele castellucchio   gave props (1 Feb 2013):

    great!

  • Carlo Pagan

    Carlo Pagan gave props (1 Feb 2013):

    Fantastic!!

  • Nancy Richard

    Nancy Richard gave props (1 Feb 2013):

    Gorgeous shot, Don, but I must be much younger than you, cause I don't remember that program at all. LOL !

  • JamesHarmon McQuilkin

    JamesHarmon McQuilkin   gave props (1 Feb 2013):

    unique colours--perfectly placed and positioned seagull--I never saw High Flight, and that astounds me because I was glued to the tv back then

  • Jim Bennett

    Jim Bennett   gave props (1 Feb 2013):

    Love the soft colors

  • Judy and Wayne Wanamaker

    Judy and Wayne Wanamaker gave props (1 Feb 2013):

    Such natural artistry, so well captured. Soft and beautiful.

  • Betty Maxey

    Betty Maxey   gave props (1 Feb 2013):

    So calming and serene! Lovely!!!

  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins   gave props (1 Feb 2013):

    Great photo and High Flight STILL gives me cold chills!

  • Hilda Cox

    Hilda Cox gave props (1 Feb 2013):

    lovely capture and love the gull !!!

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece   gave props (1 Feb 2013):

    Awesome sunrise and the bird adds so much to the photo. Love those wings that are up in the air!

  • Saroj Swain

    Saroj Swain gave props (2 Feb 2013):

    so beautiful nad peaceful shot Don....

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (3 Feb 2013):

    Singin' the BLUES!

  • JanElle

    JanElle   gave props (3 Feb 2013):

    The bird in flight adds the perfect finishing touch to this magnificent sunset shot.. it`s gorgeous!

  • Zapata Juan P

    Zapata Juan P   gave props (3 Feb 2013):

    Wonderful entry. Like so much the bird ... Voted member of the week. Well deserved

  • Patrick Marella

    Patrick Marella gave props (4 Feb 2013):

    photographed beautifully !

  • Kelly Nichols

    Kelly Nichols   gave props (5 Feb 2013):

    Beautiful. The solo bird is perfect.

  • Griff Johnson

    Griff Johnson gave props (9 Feb 2013):

    Serene indeed! Well done!

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