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: Helen : (who is currently photographing in, Australia) on 8 April 2016 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

I took this photograph at the lake near my home. I have not altered the image. The reflection of the clouds made this look as if the grass tuft was flying though the air.

Canon EOS 5D Mark III 1/1000 second F/4.0 ISO 400 81 mm

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Lulette from Languedoc-Roussillon, France

Wow ! Great ! ♥

8 Apr 2016 5:45am

@Lulette: Merci Lulette!

Anne from France


8 Apr 2016 6:35am

@Anne: Merci Anne

fateme@@ from Dezful, Iran

So lovely bird.

8 Apr 2016 6:44am

@fateme@@: Thank you Fareme. It is lovely to hear that a common Pacific Black Duck attracts such a lovely comment.

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Oh, this is so naturally beautiful . . I want to believe ! *****.

8 Apr 2016 7:29am

@Ronnie 2¢: Ah Ronnie, we are both dreamers ... Thanks for visiting

omid from mashhad, Iran

E X C E L L E N T !
L O V E L Y !

8 Apr 2016 8:05am

@omid: Thanks my friend

Devi from Chennai, India

Good God !! What an awesome image !! Yes..looks like the bird is on cloud nine !! Bravo Helen!! All the stars in the sky and the sun and moon too for you..and of course all the planets !!!

8 Apr 2016 8:09am

@Devi: Thanks Devi, Sometimes what you see is notbwhatvyou get with photography. This is what I saw, so I was really pleased that it turned out.

Toscana from Baden, France

waouh !!!! ***** from me !

8 Apr 2016 8:17am

@Toscana: Waouh!! Merci Toscana, ça fait plaisir!

♡ Isa from Vaucluse, France

Très jolie prise de vue, j'aime beaucoup ...

8 Apr 2016 9:50am

@♡ Isa: Merci, très gentil

You Know Me from Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Beautifully captured!

8 Apr 2016 9:50am

@You Know Me: Thanks. The duck cooperated by keeping still.

Shiva from Berwick, Canada

Remarkable capture --- I love it ***** Monika

8 Apr 2016 9:59am

@Shiva: Thanks Monica. Sometimes simple things just .... work.

James from Central Florida, United States

A powerful image nicely captured and presented.

8 Apr 2016 4:01pm

@James: Thanks for such a lovely comment James. Thanks for the visit.

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Very beautiful !

8 Apr 2016 4:02pm

@Mhelene: Merci

Frankiess from Český Těšín, Czech Republic

superb captured !!

8 Apr 2016 6:47pm

@Frankiess: Thank you so much for this kind comment

Moridi from Tehran, Iran

Very beautiful capture. Excellent.

9 Apr 2016 4:59am

@Moridi: Thanks so much

L'Angevine from Angers, France

je me sens entrer dans le sujet que j'adore

9 Apr 2016 8:46am

@L'Angevine: Trop bien, merci

omid from mashhad, Iran

Congratulations, dear Helen! :)

9 Apr 2016 2:45pm

@omid: Thank you for that Omid :-)

Frankiess from Český Těšín, Czech Republic

and Congratulations :)

9 Apr 2016 3:19pm

@Frankiess: And thanks once again!! :-)

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

Congrats! 5*****

9 Apr 2016 4:28pm

@Adela Fonts: Thanks so much!!

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Congratulations on your well deserved SPOTLIGHT!

9 Apr 2016 5:15pm

@Ruthiebear: Thanks Ruthie, I am pretty excited!

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

. . and Congratulations on the Spotlight, too - very pleased to see that !

9 Apr 2016 5:39pm

@Ronnie 2¢: So sweet, thank you Ronnie.

Lulette from Languedoc-Roussillon, France

I knew it ! Bravo :D

9 Apr 2016 5:39pm

@Lulette: Ha, ha! Clever you! You know better than me!

Willem from Noord-Scharwoude, Netherlands

Congratulations with this Spotlight photo.

9 Apr 2016 9:21pm

@Willem: Thank you so much Willem

Shiva from Berwick, Canada

Congratulations to the Spotlight, Helen ---- "it worked" !!!!!!! Kind regards Monika

9 Apr 2016 10:25pm

@Shiva: ;-))))

Baldwin VW from Bejuma, Venezuela

Amazing shot ...
Congratulations on the Spotlight !!!

9 Apr 2016 11:26pm

@Baldwin VW: Thanks Baldwin

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Another stunning image. Congratulations on the Spotlight!

10 Apr 2016 12:22am

@Steve Rice: Wow, thanks Steve!

Randal from Melbourne, Australia

Absolutely amazing and a 'spotlight' to boot.

10 Apr 2016 1:28am

@Randal: Thanks Randal, and thanks for the great ideas too! Catch up again soon

Nitin D Nawathe from Pune, India

Congratulations... superb image.

10 Apr 2016 3:50am

Dany Hèm-Kervran from Morillon, France

Wonderful result !
Sincerely, a great photo.

10 Apr 2016 6:05am

estel from bastia, France

Superbe, félicitations!

10 Apr 2016 6:35am

franz from Baden, Austria

excellent! so well seen and captured, and a very clever and well-deserved spotlight! congratulations!

10 Apr 2016 7:58am

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

...and congratulations on your Spotlight !

10 Apr 2016 7:59am

Ellebelle from Mosquito Town, Netherlands

Excellent image!! Wonderful pose of the duck and such calm water!
Congratulations :-)

10 Apr 2016 9:16am

Chetan from Gurgaon, India

Thats a gem of a photo!! 5*

10 Apr 2016 10:20am

Reinald Van De Walle from Vigo, Spain

Congratulations.... Spotlight and great picture!!!

10 Apr 2016 1:10pm

Stu from From Scotland | Living in Kyoto, Japan

Love it!

10 Apr 2016 1:58pm

Robert D. Burr from Kingston, Ontario, Canada

Fantastic...Congratulations on the Spotlight.

10 Apr 2016 2:06pm

MEC from Setúbal, Portugal

Superb shot!

10 Apr 2016 5:36pm

Lewis from Ljouwert, Netherlands

Great shot, beautiful sharpness in the duck, clump of grass. Congratulations.

10 Apr 2016 7:08pm

Lalena from Barcelona, Spain

Sublime!!!!! Escellent!!! 5****************

10 Apr 2016 7:29pm

fereshteh. from Iran


10 Apr 2016 7:34pm

Urszula from Gdańsk, Poland

Brilliant! Congrats!

10 Apr 2016 7:51pm

kiwisa from North Shore, New Zealand

So beautiful, it does look like the duck and the grass tuft are floating. Congratulations on Spotlight.

11 Apr 2016 5:53am

Marie-France from Angers, France

excellent ! félicitations c'est génial !

11 Apr 2016 6:21pm

ginger from Australia

Perfect! At ease... Floating in space!

12 Apr 2016 8:43am

marije from ardèche, France

comme un petit coin de paradis !

13 Apr 2016 8:18am

Barbara from Florida, United States

Impressive capture. Congratulations on the Spotlight!

14 Apr 2016 7:33am

LauraS from Chico, United States

Stunning capture. Wonderful dreamy photo.

15 Apr 2016 10:23pm

Dimitrios from ATHENS, Greece


16 Apr 2016 9:21am

Julie L. Brown, Photobirder from Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

Great image! Congrats on the spotlight.

16 Apr 2016 11:27pm

Anita from West Nottingham, Pennsylvania, United States


15 Jan 2017 5:22pm