Feral Pigeons on a church roof, under the dark overcast of a wet morning.

Feral (or Town) Pigeons are the descendants of the truly wild Rock Doves that in earlier times were widely kept in dovecotes for food.Β  They occur in a great variety of plumages, and are widely found in towns and cities.

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Technique: Z 6 with 24-120 Nikkor lens at 75mm; 6400 ISO; Lightroom, starting at the Camera Landscape v2 profile; Silver Efex Pro 2, starting at the Grad ND (EV-1) preset, and adding a moderate Coffee tone; Weston-super-Mare, Somerset; 3 Jan 2020.

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.

13 Responses to BIRDS 125 – FERAL PIGEON (MONO)

  1. Meanderer says:

    Wow – great atmosphere! Would work really well as the cover of a Gothic horror story πŸ™‚


  2. …love all your birds, Adrian…little creatures with the wind…


  3. A β€˜stop’ image. The kind that grabs a user as they scroll by. Excellent shot.


  4. Sonali Dalal says:

    They may soon start dancing and how beautiful it will look ! wonderful image.


  5. Love the ‘Birds Mood’… Cheers for the weekend! πŸ™‚


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