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Mother Nature's Shower

Posted by
Eric Cousineau (Sherwood Park, Canada) on 10 April 2009 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

PENTAX *ist D 1/180 second F/5.6 ISO 800 300 mm (35mm equiv.)

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Lydie & Roland from BESANCON, France

Nice idea for a nice wet picture

10 Apr 2009 5:26am

@Lydie & Roland: Merci beaucoup! ;-))

lydia from Paris, France

Incredible shot !! This one is wonderful , the bird having a shower !! Five stars Eric !

10 Apr 2009 5:28am

@lydia: Thank you very much! You are too kind! ;-))

eva from Rouen, France

liveness and coloured ! well done !

10 Apr 2009 6:33am

@eva: Merci beaucoup! ;-)

Paco Díaz from Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Genial! Great moment and good eye!

10 Apr 2009 9:30am

@Paco Díaz: Thank you very much Paco! ;-)

Mathilde Collot from Fontainebleau, France

Un superbe shoot! juste au bon moment!!! Quelle merveille les couleurs de cet oiseau sous la pluie! à bientôt.

10 Apr 2009 9:52am

@Mathilde Collot: Un grande merci, Mathilde! ;-))

P J W Miller from Chase Terrace, United Kingdom

Great shot Eric and just the right time for the bird to have it's wings open, as this been tone mapped. One thing, I find the blue umbrella a bit distracting but you may of wanted to include that

10 Apr 2009 11:38am

@P J W Miller: Thanks Peter! Unfortunately the blue image is someone's elbow. ;-))

Lorraine from Gatineau, Canada

What a fantastic photo, colours and movement and bird are absolutely delish!

10 Apr 2009 11:43am

@Lorraine: TYVM Lorraine! ;-))

Mary from PA, United States

Sweet capture...made me smile to see this today. Looks like it really wants a good bath...all over! :)

10 Apr 2009 12:07pm

@Mary: Thanks very much Mary! Glad I was able to make your day.... ;-))

bluechameleon from Vancouver, Canada

I love this...the detail, colour and the outstretched wings :)

10 Apr 2009 12:47pm

@bluechameleon: Thanks very much Sharon! ;-))

EYES WIDE SHUT from The library of my soul, United Kingdom

Ha ha Wonderfully captured, Eric. The little fella just needs some soap now

10 Apr 2009 1:51pm

@EYES WIDE SHUT: Thanks Paul! ;-))

Craig from Vacaville, California, United States

An incredible capture! Love it!

10 Apr 2009 2:03pm

@Craig: Thanks very much Craig! ;-))

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

Il prend sa douche! :O) Photo très originale! Bravo!

10 Apr 2009 2:37pm

@mo.langel: Merci beaucoup Mo! ;-)

Sugata from Newark, United States

Wonderful timing!

10 Apr 2009 3:04pm

@Sugata: Thank you very much! ;-)

Isabelle from Liège, Belgium

Ohhh! Well done ! :-)

10 Apr 2009 5:17pm

@Isabelle: Thank you very much Isabelle! ;-)

Tracy from La Selva Beach, United States

Ah- a nice shower! Please pass the soap!
This is a fun & colorful image, I really like it.

10 Apr 2009 10:18pm

@Tracy: TYVM Tracy!! ;-))

Sarito from Basingstoke, United Kingdom

fun shot.. great capture!

10 Apr 2009 11:42pm

@Sarito: TYVM Sarito! ;-)

jamesy from christchurch, New Zealand

great shot I love it

11 Apr 2009 1:27am

@jamesy: Thank you very much! ;-))

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

How cool is that?!

11 Apr 2009 2:23am

@B. Thomas: Thank you very much and welcome to my blog. Please come back and visit often. ;-)

wickedful from Vancouver, Canada

that's a perfect shot of the wings!

11 Apr 2009 3:48am

@wickedful: Thanks very much! ;-)

marcel lemieux/star_cosmos_bleu from Bedford.Quebec, Canada

Great shot .Eric..din,t think birds actually like rain that much..but then this is an exotic bird..maybe over there they just love it....marvelous and original......bravo

11 Apr 2009 5:27am

@marcel lemieux/star_cosmos_bleu: Thank you very much Marcel! You can see local birds act like this on occasion... ;-)

1/180 second
ISO 800
300 mm (35mm equiv.)