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April 11
11-APR-2012 © Walter O. Koenig

April 11

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After the Storm

The best time to shoot Pelicans in mid-air is after a storm and we had a small one roll through this morning.
This was taken near La Jolla Cove at one of my favorite shooting spots. Unseen to the viewer there are hundreds of Pelicans on the cliff ledge below.
There is one Pelican in the frame, but the ones I shoot are usually much closer.
The view is looking north up the coast. Scripps Pier can be seen on the right side.
I've geotagged the spot in case you are interested.

Nikon D700 ,Nikkor AF-S 24-70mm f/2.8G ED
1/640s f/11.0 at 26.0mm iso200 full exif

other sizes: small medium original
Mike H.13-Apr-2012 09:42
Beautiful coastal view; gorgeous sky. Interesting info about pelican activity too!
Chad Ramsey13-Apr-2012 03:47
Beautiful colors and composition!! V
Chad Ramsey13-Apr-2012 03:47
Beautiful colors and composition!! V
Carl Carbone13-Apr-2012 02:41
Terrific landscape, or seascape I guess!
LynnH12-Apr-2012 22:03
Beautiful vibrant blue sky and stormy clouds are awesome. Nicely composed too. V
René Gysi12-Apr-2012 07:47
Herrlich diese Weite und dieses Blau. Schön gesehen Walter. V
Bryan Murahashi12-Apr-2012 04:05
Beautiful day and scene. V
Christy VB12-Apr-2012 00:59
Jean Chiasson12-Apr-2012 00:10
Beautiful image love the blue tones Walter vote
Jim Coffman11-Apr-2012 23:42
A very beautiful and colorful scene,Walter!
Reykjavik Abstractions / Stefán Ólafsson11-Apr-2012 22:55
Love the colors here!
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