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Pete the Pelican

Posted by
Jerry (Tampa, United States) on 30 November 2007 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

I love Pelicans! They are like clowns! I found this fella Wednesday afternoon along the beach and he was content to stay still and let the funny looking guy take his picture!

Canon EOS 30D 1/1000 second F/5.6 ISO 100 300 mm

Dimitrios from ATHENS, Greece

OUTSTANDING SHOT, I beleive you gave him a magic portion to stay still! haha

30 Nov 2007 7:23am

Zaf_D80 from Seoul, South Korea

very good shot...nice !!! i like very much

30 Nov 2007 8:34am

Sarah from Gainesville, United States

Jerry, great shot!!! And GO GATORS! Glad you got up here to see us stomp all over FSU!!!

30 Nov 2007 12:06pm

badala from Leiria, Portugal

Incredible macro shot.

30 Nov 2007 4:57pm

amy from Rocky Mountain House, Canada

WOW!! Again the framing is excellent. Wonderfully done Jerry!

30 Nov 2007 8:14pm

bobaubuchon from United States

Very nice ... composition is great.

30 Nov 2007 10:24pm

Shawna from Regina, Canada

Thanks for visiting my blog and the nice comments you left. You have an awesome image of this Pelican. The light and exposure is bang on. Good work

30 Nov 2007 11:31pm

Emmanuelle from Singapore, Singapore

Haha. Your caption made me smile :) Great close up!

1 Dec 2007 4:14am

Behrooz from Tehran, Iran

Great job Jerry! I like the background color very much.

1 Dec 2007 5:28am

Sidonie from Sydney, Australia

Stunning! How did you get the background to looks so clear?

1 Dec 2007 6:48am

cromlechi from Swansea, United Kingdom

Great shot Jerry, must get myself a telephoto lens.

1 Dec 2007 9:19am

Shutterbug from CHENNAI, India

Brilliant work this! I'd want to take a pic like this myself! :)

1 Dec 2007 12:29pm

Evi from Athens, Greece

It's a lovely shot!

1 Dec 2007 12:44pm

bronzebilly u.k. from Barry,Vale of Glamorgan, United Kingdom

Hey Jerry--my first visit to your p/blog pal..and what an experience..
I must say sir,you are a superb craftsman..fantastic images abound !!
I've had a good ol' rummage around and I've earmarked a few favourites..
I'll be back to let you know what they are...
ciao for now..

1 Dec 2007 11:10pm

Brittney from California, United States

Intense....that's neat you were able to get so close.

2 Dec 2007 4:27am

Richard_Irwin from Belper, United Kingdom

Nice close up, I too love these birds. They have great faces, full of expression.

2 Dec 2007 10:52am

yiannis krikis from thessaloniki, Greece

great portrait

2 Dec 2007 12:07pm

Sujit Sudhi from Hyderabad, India

Superb shot. Great colours and DoF. The contrast between the soft head and the feathers below adds to the beauty.

2 Dec 2007 1:04pm

kairospix from Singapore, Singapore

awesome close up shot!

2 Dec 2007 1:40pm

«miguel.peixeiro» from Coimbra, Portugal

...very beautiful this 1/1000 seg.

2 Dec 2007 3:15pm

Walt from Scarborough, Canada

Well done - and wild? I thought it must be a zoo...

3 Dec 2007 2:31am

DaveB from Exeter, United Kingdom

Nice shot Jerry

3 Dec 2007 11:30am

Laurie from New Jersey, United States

Sweeeeet!!! Excellent shot.

3 Dec 2007 1:59pm

Reza from Montreal, Canada

Great !

4 Dec 2007 1:31am

Judy from Brooksville-Florida,, United States

i love how they rest their heads back onto their backs ... sometimes I wish I could do that when my head gets too 'heavy' ... grin!

6 Dec 2007 12:02pm

Canon EOS 30D
1/1000 second
ISO 100
300 mm