Weekly Photo Challenge: “Down” (Swan)
Hello fellow bloggers! For this week’s Photo Challenge: “Down”, I looked down over a fence as found a jail-bird in his pen. Actually, it was a guard swan and he was on a farm not far from my home. His stripes were created by the low sun shinning through the thick slats of the fence. Glad the fence was there! They bite and they hurt!
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Swans are mean, from what I’ve been told. I don’t think I’d want to find out first hand. They are beautiful birds though, despite their nasty attitudes.
They make great gaurd dogs, though!
I’ve heard as much. Ditto for guineas. Guineas are supposed to devour ticks too, so they get double kudos.
i love its color.
Nice shadow capture!
Thanks, Rutheh. Shadows aren’t normally a photographer’s friend, but they worded out for once.
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they bite though we only eat geese and turkeys!
I wonder why that is, Frizz? Maybe they don’t taste good, but maybe they’re just too darned pretty!
This is too perfect….”down” as in feathers, too!!! 🙂
I didn’t think of that connection, Small House. That was good!
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What a lovely capture! Thanks for sharing and for the lovely comment and visit on my blog. 🙂
And thank you for your visit, Sonel.
Love this! Yeah, when it comes to being mean, swans are not much better than geese
Thank you, Happy. They are so pretty, though. Glad he was on the other side of the fence.
wonderful image for down, just beautiful
Thank you kindly, Dianne. I never thought I’d be able to use if for a photo prompt. My lucky day!
Wow! Glad you think so, Susan. Thanks for dropping by.
Very nice capture!
Thank you, Rick!
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Hi Anne, I love swans. They are beautiful and graceful creatures. They are not mean like some suggest. They are protective, ’cause they know some humans are stupid and can’t keep their hands out of other creatures business. It’s been a real long time since I last saw a swan. Thanks for posting one on your blog and thanks for liking my photo. I will follow you in hope some more swans will fly over your blog and I’ll get to see them too 🙂 ♥ P.S. the “down” (like feather) connection is nothing short of genius.
Thank you, kindly, Anette, for your lovely comments! I do have additional shots of this swan that I hope to post on a gallery page in a week or so. And thank you for the follow. I’ll look forward to visiting your blog soon.
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Nice capture. Swans look beautiful. 🙂
Hi Aindam. Thanks for dropping by my blog and posting a comment. I’m glad you like the photo!
Love the use of shadow – maybe he is a Down and Out Swan 🙂
Perfect title! Wish I’d thought if it myself. My biggest fear taking this shot was that he would reach through the fence slats and bite me. What we do for a shot!
So far I am just doing landscape – so I am safe…for now 🙂
It’s a beautiful shot! 🙂
Thank you, Evilnymph!
My brother got bit by one…they are mean. Lovely photo though!
Oo, that must have hurt! I was worried he would poke his head between the fence slats when i photographed him, but I had been there a while and he wasn’t paying anymore attention to me. Thanks for dropping by.