The Spectacle of History

4 February 2013 18 Comments Home » Birds

A finch flies above the spectacle of history,
changing the colors of the stratosphere
in order to move forward.


A finch flies above the spectacle of history

_____________________________________
House Finch | Carpodacus mexicanus

18 Comments »

  • Michal on 500px said:

    Beautiful work.

  • Alan on G+ said:

    Seriously Awesome work!!!

  • Jeff on G+ said:

    Spectacular!… Love the detail and bokeh :). How fast was the shutter speed on this one?

  • Mark on G+ said:

    Wow! Brilliant capture and love the bokeh. :)

  • Siddhartha on G+ said:

    Lovely capture.

  • Mara on G+ said:

    Well captured. B-)

  • Frank M. Robinson said:

    Gorgeous! — Frank

  • Emily on Flickr said:

    Love how the light glows on the forward face of its wing. Great capture.

  • Anna on G+ said:

    Stunning look.

  • Diane said:

    Beautiful but slightly sad, a lone bird looks beaten from the battle. What is the red?? Still a fantastic capture!

  • Rick said:

    Thanks Diane. These birds are a little worn from the battle to survive. Male House finches are red like this.

  • Virgil on G+ said:

    What a great shot and fabulous Bokeh and DOF.

  • Nuraini on G+ said:

    Excellent midair capture! Love the bokehs and the pose. Very well done!

  • Anatoliy on G+ said:

    Great capture!

  • Marie on G+ said:

    Absolutely amazing! The background and the bird just respond to each other creating a deep harmony here.

  • Carlos on G+ said:

    Muito boas fotos (excelentes)

  • F.A. on G+ said:

    Great dof and fine focus, Rick! Like the bokeh!

  • Jana on G+ said:

    Lovely.

Leave your response!

Add your comment below, or trackback from your own site. You can also subscribe to these comments via RSS.

Be nice. Keep it clean. Stay on topic. No spam.

You can use these tags:
<a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

This is a Gravatar-enabled weblog. To get your own globally-recognized-avatar, please register at Gravatar.