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Friday, April 19, 2013

The Weekend in Black and White: Pollen Swim

The pollen was so thick on the edge of the lake that it looks like the duck is swimming through mud.
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11 comments:

Penelope Puddlisms said...

That almost looks like a crust of pollen it is so thick. I wonder if birds get allergies?

Cezar and Léia said...

Impressive!The white duck is well highlighted in this picture!
hugs and happy Friday
Léia

Indrani said...

Must be a struggle for it.

ZielonaMila said...

Fantastic photo:) Greetings

Prairie Jill said...

Wow, what a great shot! So much texture in the background, and I love the contrast of the white bird.

Sharp Little Pencil said...

I love black-and-white photography. The essential is highlighted; shadows take on new meaning. That was pollen? No wonder my doctor prescribed Zyrtec amd said, "Start taking it now, while the snow flies. It's gonna be a hell of a year for allergies."

Really lovely shot, Carver. Amy

Łucja-Maria said...

Welcome to Carver!
I love your black and white photos.
They are always well done and very interesting.
I send greetings:)
Lucia

Dragonstar said...

I'm so glad you managed a new (and well-behaved I hope!) computer in time for the weekend :)

It's hard to believe that what you show us is pollen - it looks so thick and solid! That small white feather is a perfect touch.

Team G Square said...

Great picture . Cleverly done .

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Looks like hard going for that swan!

ladyfi said...

Goodness - is that pollen? Atchoo!

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