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A Dalmatian Pelican (Pelecanus crispus) using its wings to gain speed on the water. Taken at the Copenhagen Zoo. Also see:

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StrongPhototography Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2017  Hobbyist Photographer
Wow! Amazing detail!
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KeldBach Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2017
Glad you like it :)
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BillyNikoll Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
omg!..
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ANicB Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2016
Very striking lighting; the contrast really caught my eye.
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KeldBach Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2016
Thank you, I'm glad you like it :)
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Lethal-Woman Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2016
This is totally a magnificent shot. Beautiful work :heart:
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KeldBach Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2016
Thank you so much :)
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Lethal-Woman Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2016
your very welcom
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AlejandroCastillo Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2015
Stunning shot! =)
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KeldBach Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2015
Thanks very much :)
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AlejandroCastillo Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2015
My pleasure. =)
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ppender Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2015

Wow your photo is amazing. I am an artist and I was wondering if you would give me permission to use your photo as a reference in a painting. I would give you credit for it. My website is ppendergast.com. Thanks, Patty

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KeldBach Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2015
Sure, you're most welcome. Looking forward to see the result and hope you'll post it on DA too :)
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ppender Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2015
Thank you, your photo is really amazing. I will post it.
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KeldBach Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2015
You're doing nice work too :)
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KeldBach Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2015
Thank you so much. Such a beautiful feature :rose:
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rhunel Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2015   General Artist
Wouldn't be without each person's work making it so.  :clap: w00t! 
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Cypselurus Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is beautiful! :)
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KeldBach Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2013
Thanks, glad you like it :)
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Cypselurus Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
No prob :)
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Fail-Avenger Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2012   Photographer
Breathtaking and stunning. The sharpness and clarity are eye-popping and I love the focus on the head and beak.
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KeldBach Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2012
Thanks very much. You have some nice bird photos yourself :)
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Fail-Avenger Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2012   Photographer
You're welcome and thank you! :)
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:w00t: This lovely piece has been featured here :iconraw-nature:

Please Fave/comment on the feature and take some time to Fave/comment on the wonderful work of our other members
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KeldBach Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2012
Thank you so much :)
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s-kmp Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2012
My pleasure :)
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CharmingPhotography Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Amazing shot xx
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KeldBach Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2011
Glad you like it :)
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Pistolpete2007 Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
A very striking pose and image.Nice work!
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KeldBach Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2011
Thanks very much :)
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vw1956 Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
Great capture! Beautiful motion, detail and contrast :clap:
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KeldBach Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2010
Thanks very much :)
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vw1956 Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
My pleasure :)
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Dieffi Featured By Owner May 4, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
I have featured this beautyful picture in my WHITE-collection[link]
I hope you will agree!
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KeldBach Featured By Owner May 6, 2010
Cool :D
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meihua Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2010
Great capture :D
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:iconkeldbach:
KeldBach Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2010
Thanks very much :)
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Ratafluke Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2010
Sharpness, the light and texture on the feathers, the contrast to the background, the diagonal of the beak - this is perfection!
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KeldBach Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2010
Thank you so much :)
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sebastopolgoose Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2010
It looks rather... intimidating.
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KeldBach Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2010
Actually, the Pelican was desperately trying to get airborne, but its clipped wing prevented it from doing so. See this: [link]
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sebastopolgoose Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2010
Oh dear... poor bird..
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AliciaMarieCreations Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2010   General Artist
Fantastic capture! Tha textures and details you managed to capture are beautiful and I love the black background.
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KeldBach Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2010
Thanks very much :)
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redwattlebird Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is amazing, the kinds of textures you managed to capture here almost make this photograph look like a painting. The contrast between the dark water and the white feathers is stunning, and I love the line that the beak makes diagonally across the composition.
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KeldBach Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2010
Thank you so much for your kind words :hug:
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La-Vita-a-Bella Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2010   Photographer
Supurb shot. Pelecanus crispus.....very crisp. :D
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KeldBach Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2010
Thanks very much. Glad you like it :hug:
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La-Vita-a-Bella Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2010   Photographer
:nod:
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September 13, 2009
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NIKON D300
Shutter Speed
1/2500 second
Aperture
F/5.0
Focal Length
300 mm
ISO Speed
200
Date Taken
Sep 8, 2009, 1:53:39 PM
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Adobe Photoshop CS3 Macintosh

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