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Three’s Company, Four’s Invincible – Sunday Stills

And five or more… well that’s a big family.  The challenge this week at Sunday Stills was to submit photos of four or more birds.  The thing about multi subject shots is that picture composition can be a bit of … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: New

This tiny cygnet was certainly new to this world when I first managed to capture him on camera. I don’t suppose it would be long though before he was hitching a ride like one of the brood of cygnets we … Continue reading

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Sunday Stills: On the Water

An easy enough challenge for me.  Probably too easy… so I dispensed with the endless collection of hotel boats and commercial vessels that we encounter all the time, even though I couldn’t resist the odd swan or two.  And a … Continue reading

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The Two Swans (Bewildering Stories January 2012)

The mayor of Pézens sadly surveyed the mangled mess of white feathers, flesh, bones and blood lying at his feet. ‘Mon Dieu, who could have done this?’ he said, addressing no-one in particular.  The small crowd shook their heads sorrowfully, … Continue reading

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