Ibis in the Air

A few days ago whilst walking to a railway station I was afforded the opportunity to capture this moment.

I was trying to get close to the ibis when it took to the air, so I kept on snapping.

I think that whilst this is clearly a photo of an ibis flying, due to its form, it looks like it’s suspended in air and not flying at all.

I like how well some of the details of the feathers have come through. There’s a crispness to them that I think works well with both the few shadows and the rendering into monochrome.

If you want this image, it is available here as a print, among other things.

This is my submission into The Lens-Artists Photo Challenge.

The theme this week is “Detail“.

It’s a fun weekly event. I’d recommend checking it out and considering submitting.

The challenge is hosted by four people and cycles weekly:

Week 1 – Patti

Week 2 – Ann-Christine aka Leya

Week 3 – Amy

Week 4 – Tina

This week is hosted by Patti and next week’s will be hosted by Leya.

Anyway, I hope you enjoy.

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About Stupidity Hole

I'm some guy that does stuff. Hoping to one day fill the internet with enough insane ramblings to impress a cannibal rat ship. I do more than I probably should. I have a page called MS Paint Masterpieces that you may be interested in checking out. I also co-run Culture Eater, an online zine for covering the arts among other things. We're on Patreon!
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8 Responses to Ibis in the Air

  1. pattimoed says:

    I totally agree with you! The shot is terrific. The feather details are marvelous. I like how you “froze” the action. It really helps us see the wonderful details in the flight of this magnificent bird.

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  2. Tina Schell says:

    Clearly great minds think alike! Always a challenge to get detail in flying birds. You did very well!

    Liked by 1 person

  3. Amy says:

    Wow… that is a stunning capture! Love the details you captured of this flying bird. Excellent!

    Liked by 1 person

  4. Beautiful shot, lovely detail indeed.

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