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Eurasian Eagle-Owl

Here one from a super series I could make from a wild Eurasian Eagle-Owl with 4 juveniles on the nest. The juveniles are growing fast and equally. That's great to see.

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regards Walter

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Ich bin echt sauer, ständig wird mein Mann fotografiert, nur weil er farbiger ist, als würde das eine Rolle spielen:)

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Surf Scoters (95/365)

The last of the wildlife photographs for today, this one was another 'lifer' for me, as I had never seen surf scoters before this trip. They were spotted off Corkum's Island, very near where I saw the snowy egret, on "First South".

I was very taken with the faces of these diving ducks (see a couple diving on the right side), as they had wonderful markings that reminded me of a fashion statement that is made by some young people. They put a huge grommet in their ear or nose and it looks as if it is a round black hole. I find it a rather odd look for a human being (and I have had trouble trying to stop staring at it when being served by a shop assistant sporting one or more of these). For a diving duck it seems somehow just right. 

(You have this photograph instead of one of construction work, as somehow I think you will find it more interesting!)

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"Romantic Couple” on Hvasser in Tjøme, Vestfold, Norway. Last year in early spring this couple came by our cabin every day. I wonder will they be there when we come there for the first time this year? Swans usually mate for life, though 'divorce' does sometimes occur, particularly following nesting failure. And if a mate dies, or is killed by a predator, the remaining mate will take up with another; however, if all goes well in the pairing, they indeed will stay together "for life.”  
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Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swan

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We share your best Bird shots! On the ground, in the sky, swimming let's see them all!
Introduction

Welcome to the HQSP Birds page. This page is part of the HQSP pyramid. On this page we share your best birds photos. A bird has to be the main subject in the photo. Otherwise you might want to choose a different theme page.


Team:
Philippe Avenel | Suzi Harr | Mark Rayner | Andy Brown 
Owner: Anja Wessels


How to share With our page:

1 add the +HQSP Birds   page to your circles

2 add the curators to your circles:

3 Hash tag #hqspbirds and plustag +HQSP Birds in your post. Our curators appreciate being tagged in your posts as well.

4 To make sharing even easier, you can just copy and paste the following:

 #hqspbirds +102573236877435423752 curated by +116711451598001812972 +114511010563829107443 +117470255785898056127 +112634252579159792714


How does the HQSP system work?

There are two ways to participate in the HQSP system.

1. By sharing in the HQSP Community

2. By sharing with the hash tag of a HQSP theme page

In this way you end up at the base of the HQSP pyramid. The managers of the theme pages share the posted photographs on the theme pages.

The managers of the theme pages choose the best photos and share them on the promotion page. This is the next step on the pyramid

The top of the pyramid is +HQSP Winners. The HQSP Winners team choose the very best photos shared on the promotions page and share them on the Winners page.

As icing on the cake is a monthly Circle share. In this circle we place all photographers that are shared on the Winners page. 

How do you become a winner?
You can become a winner if you keep the next points in mind when you take a photo:

  • Is the subject interesting? Almost anything can become interesting by choosing the right perspective, composition and framing.
  • Playing with DOF, exposure and light/shadow is elementary.
  • Is it program shooting or manual settings?
  • Is the photo sharp where it is meant to be sharp?
  • Is the overall image appealing?
  • Is the (after) processing right? Contrast, color (accuracy and saturation), and brightness.
  • Is my photo not in violation of the HQSP rules 


HQSP Rules 

  • We cannot share your posts if you do not circle us.  This is very important. 
  • Please do not tag our names or page names in your image. A tagged image will be ignored.
  • Please do not share albums, share only single images, albums will be ignored.
  • Please keep your watermarks reasonable sized and positioned.
  • Please do not share Gif’s, for example the result of Auto Awesome by Google. So no moving photos.
  • Please do not share photos with text in any form other than logos and copyright a signs. We do not support messages in foreign languages without knowing what we share, that is why we don’t share any messages at all.
  • Above all, share your own work with us, have fun and interact with us.
  • Share only your best shots with our pages, only one post per day and theme!  
  • HQSP can only share photos shared by a person, a photographer. It can be via page, but the name of the photographer should be in the name of the page. We don't share photos posted by accounts that are: a company, a website, a club, etc.

Note! HQSP reserves the right to choose which photos are shared.

 

The theme pages are:

(You can click on the page name to go to the page itself)

The theme pages are:
#hqspanimals | +HQSP Animals 
#hqsparchitecture | +
HQSP Architecture
#hqspphotoartmanipulation | +
HQSP Photo Art and Manipulation
#hqspbirds | +
HQSP Birds  
#hqspflowers | +
HQSP Flowers
#hqsphdr | +
HQSP HDR  
#hqsplandscape | +
HQSP Landscape
#hqspmacro | +
HQSP Macro 
#hqspmonochrome | +
HQSP Monochrome
#hqspmotion | +HQSP Motion
#hqspmusic | +HQSP Music 
#hqspnight | +HQSP Night
#hqspportraits | +HQSP Portraits
#hqspnaturalother | +HQSP Natural Other
#hqspromania | +HQSP Romania
#hqspurbanstreetphotos | +HQSP Urban & Street Photos   

The community: HQSP Community