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The Stare

Posted by
Elaine Hancock (Olney, United States) on 23 March 2013 in Animal & Insect.

Taken on the Memorial Bridge overlooking the Potomac River. I was taking a picture of the river when this fellow appeared right next to me.

"There are moments when time stands still. You hope it will wait for you."
Dorothea Lange

© Copyright 2019 Elaine Hancock, All Rights Reserved

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Very beautiful composition . Great portrait !

23 Mar 2013 8:17am

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

"Got any spare French Fries?!"

23 Mar 2013 8:19am

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

Superb capture

23 Mar 2013 8:55am

jean pierre from paris, France

magnifique!!! amitié

23 Mar 2013 10:29am

Martine from bousval, Belgium

Une très belle photo!!! j'aime+++++

23 Mar 2013 10:31am

Goldenpleasure from Bakel, Netherlands

Beautiful portrait. shame of his tail

23 Mar 2013 10:39am

tataray from france, France

Woooo, elle aussi j'aime la façon dont elle me regarde !...
Magnifique portrait.)

23 Mar 2013 10:42am

amir jafari from Tehran, Iran

nice capture, like the colors 'nd the birdy.

23 Mar 2013 11:07am

@amir jafari: I liked your bird better! He had more personality!

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

"Got any Chips?"

23 Mar 2013 11:12am

Marie-Line from Lille, France

Very nice

23 Mar 2013 11:12am

Sharon Pleasants from Monroe, Louisiana, United States

He seems to be thinking, "who gave you permission to take my picture??"

23 Mar 2013 1:06pm

@Sharon Pleasants: I know!

Chantal from Romans sur isère, France

Superbe oiseau. Dommage que la queue soit coupée...
Bon samedi à toi.

23 Mar 2013 2:57pm

Slackwater - Don from Spokane, United States

A fine shot of the bird's total concentration on yiour potential for being a food sources.

23 Mar 2013 3:26pm

Lena from San Francisco, United States

Beautiful ! nice capture...:-)

23 Mar 2013 3:59pm

Harry from Apex, NC, United States

Nice detail, even in the white feathers. I like the way the background bumps up over his head.

23 Mar 2013 3:59pm

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

After food no doubt..........

23 Mar 2013 4:39pm

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

Beautiful capture and perfect focus.

23 Mar 2013 6:30pm

Carol from Leamington, Canada

There's always that one seagull that wants to be the center of attention and have his photo taken! :) A beautiful close-up Elaine, nice details and colors.

23 Mar 2013 10:23pm

RBL from Oxford, United States

Great clarity and level pov ~ love it Elaine!

23 Mar 2013 11:35pm

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

It!s like "Whatchoo lookin' at, SISTUH!?
...love this LOL

24 Mar 2013 2:26am

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Superbe mouette sur ce socle de pierre

24 Mar 2013 4:32am

L'angevine from Angers, France

bien cadrée avec ce socle

24 Mar 2013 8:27am

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

5 stars from me. I love this close up - the light is perfect. I also like the stripe on the beak!

25 Mar 2013 5:41pm

Jules from Drayton, United Kingdom

great shot

26 Mar 2013 1:54pm

amir jafari from Tehran, Iran

:) thank again

6 Apr 2013 12:20pm

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