Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Tack-sharp

This may be the sharpest photo I've ever taken of an animal. This Inca Tern was not at all shy when we visited him in the aviary at the Lincoln Park Zoo. The 2nd photo isn't quite as sharp, but it's the best view of his stylish mustache!


11 comments:

  1. wonderful, wonderful capture! I have never seen this guy and am loving every bit of him! What a wonderful face....and you are right, tack sharp! Awesome capture!

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  2. Wowser! What a fine shot. I wonder what purpose that amazingly curly thing has. I imagine if it wore tern clothes it would be a sharp dresser too.

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  3. I like the top one better because it shows off the startling colors--thered of the beak, the yellow spot and the white moustache--against the black-grey of the rest of the bird.

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  4. Wow, they look great enlarged! The yellow and white looks as though it is painted on. Wonderful shots.

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  5. the details in these images are amazingly sharp, well done!

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  6. Excellent photos. The details are stunning. What a fabulous bird.

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  7. Those ar very sharp! What nice close ups you were able to get. You showed off his beauty very well. I love Lincoln Park zoo but always run out of time for the aviary.

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  8. What great shots and such a intriguing bird. Never saw one of these before.

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  9. They're both great but I think I like the second. It really looks like he has a curly mustache. Nicely done.

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