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A cool blustery day, very disappointing for a Bank Holiday.
Just went for a quick walk around Stephenstown Pond where
the coots and mallards were trying to find shelter from the

Nikon D90
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Yiannis Pavlis08-Apr-2010 13:18
Truly a wonderful photograph.Very beautiful composition.V
Blandine Mangin06-Apr-2010 20:05
very beautiful capture ! v
Johnny JAG06-Apr-2010 18:53
It looks like a happy coot.
Carl Carbone06-Apr-2010 16:26
This is a very emotive shot. I think it sums up the day as you described it. V
Kevin Chester06-Apr-2010 15:44
Sounds like your weather was like ours
globalgadabout06-Apr-2010 14:06
marvellous image...the coot so crisp against the amorphous patterns in the the mood here...V
Neal Nye06-Apr-2010 11:25
A wonderful shot of that coot face. The lines and patterns in the water are especially fascinating.
Patricia Kay06-Apr-2010 08:08
Beautiful shot the ripples and comp.....BV
heather06-Apr-2010 06:09
Lovely ripples and colours. Nice shot Mairead. V
pkocinski05-Apr-2010 22:11
This is very nice: the ripples, the reflection and the water drops on it's back.
McGarva05-Apr-2010 22:00
Oh this is a classy shot! ... the black ripples complimenting the main feature are wonderful ... V
Phillip Normanton05-Apr-2010 20:46
Bank-hol weather: water off a duck's back :o)
Alan K05-Apr-2010 20:42
That's scarily coincidental (as you'll see from my own shot for the 5th), though I had some more pleasant weather for mine.
I like the textures of the water here, with a nice fast speed capturing the ripples; that combined with the colour really gives the feeling of the weather that you describe.
Stephanie05-Apr-2010 20:38
Exquisite! V
Paolo Peggi (aka Bracciodiferro)05-Apr-2010 20:23
Beautiful image,thanks for sharing!Excellent! BV
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