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The male Mute Swan returning from a short 'scouting' flight over the lagoon with a huge splash. Also see him go 'water skiing' below:

Full Throttle by KeldBach   Gone Water Skiing by KeldBach   The Long Stretch by KeldBach


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Ancient--One Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
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CONGRATULATIONS!!

Your wonderful image has been placed in our Featured folder: "Best of the Best "

This Honor is posted on the first Friday of each month. 

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Lethal-Woman Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2017
Awesome shot of this swan :heart:
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:iconkeldbach:
KeldBach Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2017
Thank you very much :rose:
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Lethal-Woman Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2017
your very welcome :rose:
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Doll-Ladi Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2017
 Swan icon How very beautiful this swan is 
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:iconkeldbach:
KeldBach Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2017
Yes, beautiful indeed. Glad you like it :)
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Doll-Ladi Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2017
I love it all your work is wonderful :-)
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MYPeanutGallery Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2017
Wow! Such beautiful wings! Great capture!
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:iconkeldbach:
KeldBach Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2017
Thank you very much, Penny :)
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BillyNikoll Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Beautiful.
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:iconkeldbach:
KeldBach Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2014
Glad you like it :)
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roselynedwards Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2013  Student Writer
This is my favorite of the swan photos :) So beautiful !
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:iconkeldbach:
KeldBach Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2013
My favourite too. I guess I was lucky to get this :D
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:iconphotopathica:
Photopathica Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2012   General Artist
lovely series :)
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:iconkeldbach:
KeldBach Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2012
Thanks very much, Ina :)
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Photopathica Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2012   General Artist
very welcome :)
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snuglyPanda Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
majesty in itīs pure form
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:iconkeldbach:
KeldBach Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2012
Glad you like it :D
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Scooby777 Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Fabulous series!!
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:iconkeldbach:
KeldBach Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2012
Thanks very much :)
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Scooby777 Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Your welcome! Fabulous series!
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just-a-lonely-girl Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2012
Well timed! It really captures the elegance and the grance of a swan
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KeldBach Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2012
Thanks very much :)
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Misc-Photography Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2012  Student General Artist
This is gorgeous!
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:iconkeldbach:
KeldBach Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2012
Thank you :D
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Misc-Photography Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2012  Student General Artist
You're welcome!
btw, could I ask what kind camera you use and how you like it?
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:iconkeldbach:
KeldBach Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2012
I use a Nikon D300 and D700, and am loving them both :D
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NB-Photo Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Gorgeous photo!
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:iconkeldbach:
KeldBach Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2012
Thank you :D
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NB-Photo Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
my pleasure!
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Ravens-Eye-Studio Featured By Owner May 25, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Absolutely stunning.
I have loved swans since I was a small child and seeing photographs as beautiful as this still make me catch my breath.
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KeldBach Featured By Owner May 26, 2012
Thanks very much for your kind words :)
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ManiacalMew Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Oooh wow this is lovely!
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:iconkeldbach:
KeldBach Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2012
Glad you like it :D
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:iconmeihua:
meihua Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2012
Beautiful!
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:iconkeldbach:
KeldBach Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2012
Glad you like it :)
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marob0501 Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I have featured your jewel in my journal [link]
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:iconkeldbach:
KeldBach Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2012
Thank you so much. Very nice collection :hug:
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marob0501 Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for making your jewel, so I could feature you
The honour goes to the artists
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Heidi-V-Art Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2012  Professional General Artist
So graceful and pretty! Wonderful photo! :clap:
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:iconkeldbach:
KeldBach Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2012
Thanks very much, Heidi :)
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alban-expressed Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2012
Nice one. It seems that the swan is paying attention to you in most of the shots. :-)
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KeldBach Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2012
Glad you like it, Alban. Yes, the swans do pay attention to me when I walk around in this area. And so do the other birds as well. But they don't seem to be afraid of me as long as I don't get too close :)
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raquelvonkaminaru Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2011   Photographer
Wow Keld, what a beautiful capture! :clap:
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:iconkeldbach:
KeldBach Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2011
Thanks Kami, glad you like it :)
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raquelvonkaminaru Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2011   Photographer
You're very welcome Keld :hug:
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vbdragonfly Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2011   Photographer
Just stunning ... wonderful wings
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:iconkeldbach:
KeldBach Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2011
Thanks, glad you like it :)
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JericaWinters Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Beautiful swan photos! I love swans...
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:iconkeldbach:
KeldBach Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2011
Thank you. I love them too :D
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December 27, 2011
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NIKON D700
Shutter Speed
1/5000 second
Aperture
F/11.0
Focal Length
420 mm
ISO Speed
800
Date Taken
Jul 3, 2010, 6:03:13 PM
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Adobe Photoshop CS3 Macintosh

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