BIRDS 112 – MUTE SWAN 2 (MONO)

 

 


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Two swans preening, but in black and white more – to me, anyway – a collection of patterns, tones, forms and textures.  I particularly like the birds’ big, heavy, contorted and almost obtrusive shapes, which rather tight, claustrophobic framing may help to emphasise.

Other recent bird pictures are here: 1 2 .

Technique: Z 6 with 70-300 Nikkor lens used in APS-C format to give 450mm; 800 ISO; Lightroom, starting at the Camera Landscape v2 profile; Silver Efex Pro 2, starting at the Full Contrast And Structure present and adding a light Coffee tone; Herons Green, Chew Valley Lake, Somerset; 18 Oct 2019.
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About Adrian Lewis
Photographer working in monochrome, colour and combinations of the two - with a great liking for many types of subject, including Minimalism, landscapes, abstracts, soft colour, people, movement, nature - I like to be adventurous in my photography, trying new ideas and working in many genres. And I'm fond of Full English Breakfasts and Duvel golden ale, though not necessarily together.

4 Responses to BIRDS 112 – MUTE SWAN 2 (MONO)

  1. bluebrightly says:

    I agree, the tight framing makes them look even more – well, almost wadded up in their contortions. 😉 Interesting!

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  2. Engrossing. Almost like a photograph of abstract sculptures.

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