Saturday, 3 September 2011

Quiet Reflection

This week seems to have raced by, with several trips into school and planning and prep very much in hand. We did manage a day out on Tuesday though, to Old Moor, an RSPB reserve in South Yorkshire. It was a mostly dry day, but the sun didn't show itself much. The dull day didn't lend itself to detailed photos of birds, but I enjoyed trying to capture a few reflections.
This young heron posed perfectly for us.
A tufted duck...
 clouds reflected in water...
and a great kingfisher perch with no kingfisher, but a couple of ducks in the background!
Finally there was a great crested grebe that was looking at us looking at him.
It was a very peaceful, restful and calming day. I hope to capture a little of this atmosphere in a card soon. Thanks for looking!

7 comments:

  1. looks like a good day out- wonderful pics ...
    Lisa
    ps Beth has got Docs in purple too lol.. and lime green and yellow lol.. we have quite a collection now

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  2. Sally, I love these pictures, especially the one of the heron - they have such a special mood and it fits perfectly. Very beautiful.

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  3. Beautiful pics Sally. Enjoy being back at school.

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  4. Your photos are wonderful Sally, despite being taken in dull conditions. Glad you were able to get a day off!

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  5. Hi there Sally you certainly are a dab hand with the camera, such beautiful images and I love the fact that it was cloudy as it lends a beautiful quality to the pictures. Thanks for sharing and good luck with your new school year.

    Marie

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  6. Missed this - sorry. Lovely pics - I recognise that kingfisher perch, lol - there are a few of those at my fave nature reserve, often empty since the big freeze, which is sad. You're pretty flipping good with that camera - love the clouds :-)

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