7/22/09

Black Swans

Black Swans at Lake Mangamahoe




22 comments:

Michelle Johnson said...

These black swans are so elegant looking. Beautiful. Hope all is well. Have a great day.

lissa said...

love the red beaks - is that what they call it? - certainly a lovely view

thanks for your visit, I hope you are enjoying your summer

Pete said...

Good shots!

Cheers
Pete
www.hamilton-nz.blogspot.com

Tammie Lee said...

Oh my, these photos are wonderful views into your world!

ToVe said...

The black swans are beutiful creutures, but I also like the lovely flowers on your picture.

mick said...

The colors in that second photo are just beautiful!

Bonnie Bonsai said...

Very pretty! And look at the flowers!

Kitty said...

I've never seen a black swan before - they're quite striking!

yyam said...

Wow! These swans are so elegantly gliding down the water...I love swans! Thanks for sharing!

auringonkukka finland =) said...

SO BEAUTIFUL PHOTOS ;O)

Linnea W said...

Great shots and the flowers on the shore match the swans' beaks!

Regina said...

Lovely shots!

Regina

El said...

Awesome! And brilliant composition.
How close were you to the water?

Maggie May said...

I love these photos. They are so lovely.

Oz Girl said...

When I saw the first shot of the swan, I thought, wow, what a beautiful bird and a super capture... then I saw the NEXT photo, the swans with the eye-popping flowers. Truly some magnificent photos you caught here!!!

J Bar said...

Lovely.
Sydney - City and Suburbs

Arija said...

What a wonderful combination , the Red Hot Pokers and Black Swans.
Matching an contrasting at the same time.

Your EG Tour Guide said...

Very nice photos! The black swans are so pretty!

Euroangel said...

very nice shots...the flowers add beauty to it..

ellievellie said...

Love the contrast of red flowers with the black swans! Classic!

Jo said...

Wow, Betty, your photos are MAGNIFICENT! Brilliant. I love the pair of gulls landing on the shore with the ships/cranes in the background.Also the swans with the kniphofia in the foreground. Girl, you are a master at composition. You inspire me to try harder. Jo - South Africa

Kirigalpoththa said...

Black Swans - Very rare I guess..

thanks for sharing!