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Uploaded: 10/08/21 4:12 PM GMT
Balancing Act
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They opened up two new parks in my town and I had a chance to visit them yesterday evening. This was taken at Big Elk Lake, which is a misnomer. It is a pretty park, but it definitely isn't big.

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::Nikoneer
10/08/21 9:52 PM GMT
Perhaps the elk who built the park is big, Jeff? JK ;o]

Bad jokes aside, there are loads of Canadian Goose photos floating around the internet, so it is those that exhibit not just good technical attributes but a unique character to set it apart from the honking crowd. All the technicals are spot-on (focus, lighting, composition, etc.), but I really like how the elongation of the log, topped by the two geese is aesthetically adaptable to a pano. The lifted leg is a bonus. Saved and faved for me.

-nik
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::Pjsee16
10/08/21 11:27 PM GMT
A fine goose portrait! The water is high but it almost looks like winter tones in the background...
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::Flmngseabass
10/09/21 6:29 AM GMT
So handsome they are Jeff!!:):) Nicely captured:) Are these Canada Geese or Nebraska geese ha-ha:)
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.LynEve
10/09/21 11:34 AM GMT
They resemble ballerinas :)
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::tigger3
10/09/21 11:08 PM GMT
I like their poises, and the reflections! tigs=^..^=
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::Vickid
10/11/21 4:14 AM GMT
Terrific scene, love the reflection and composition, and the title fits perfectly of course.
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