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L'envol du colvert

Posted by
Mhelene (Villiers-sur-Marne, France) on 3 May 2012 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

When the mallard flies away

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

quel rendu sur les ailes quel décollage et captage avec l'eau qui goutte, superbe.
Belle journée

3 May 2012 5:45am

Tataze from Bourgogne, France

L'envol dans la lumière. Superbe capture.

3 May 2012 5:49am

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

Great timing

3 May 2012 5:55am

Luke from Spokane Washington, United States

Nice freeze of the action!

3 May 2012 5:58am

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice & so beautiful!!!!

3 May 2012 6:00am

pascale from Brussels, Belgium

waauw splendide

3 May 2012 6:03am

Mirjam from Kyiv, Ukraine

Excellent timing!

3 May 2012 6:07am

PHILIPPE from Wihéries, Belgium

Tu as été bien trempée par ce brutal décollage :)
Belle capture !

3 May 2012 6:24am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Breaking free from gravity . . lovely moment.

3 May 2012 6:32am

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

Beautiful, a fantastic capture

3 May 2012 6:32am

.Sophie. from Metz, France

"Voler dans la lumière...."
Superbe prise, et les couleurs, oh la la
Bravo Marie-Hélène

3 May 2012 6:48am

@.Sophie.: C'est si beau la lumière du soir ! Merci Sophie !

Mamyni from Argenteau-Visé, Belgium

le p'tit oiseau de toutes les couleurs... comme chantait G. Becaud!

3 May 2012 7:01am

Veronique from France, Switzerland

jolies ces étoiles d'eau !

3 May 2012 7:11am

Tatiana from Paris, France

superbe instantané et jolies couleurs !!

3 May 2012 7:21am

Aigleloup from Rebecq, Belgium

Bonjour M-Hélène,

Superbe cadrage et lumière fantastique


3 May 2012 7:22am

jpla from St Barthélémy d, France

Bravo ! Je te souhaite une agréable journée

3 May 2012 7:29am

yo from Ile de France, France

Magique dans la lumière ! Bien cadré, prêt à sortir de l'image !....

3 May 2012 7:47am

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

Gorgeous backlighting here!

3 May 2012 8:09am

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Sparkling shot :-)

3 May 2012 8:40am

PRASHANT from Mumbai, India

Wow!!..great timing & back-light effect.

3 May 2012 8:55am

Sarito from Basingstoke, United Kingdom

Beautiful capture.. nice little splash

3 May 2012 8:59am

Phil from Sausset les Pins, France

Une prise en vol ce n'est déjà pas facile , mais la faire abec autant de sublimes couleurs c'est de l'Art ! Phil

3 May 2012 9:19am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Wow ! Fabulous capture. Five stars*****

3 May 2012 9:59am

Martine from bousval, Belgium

5***** Superbe cette photo avec une lumière du soir!!!

3 May 2012 10:11am

Eric C. from Ivry sur Seine, France

Belles couleurs dans cette prise !!

3 May 2012 11:07am

Benkirane Thami from Fès, Morocco

Superbement capté avec cette lumière qui magnifie l'aile et l'envol !
Bonne journée lumineuse!

3 May 2012 11:38am

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

A great shot. Beautiful lights and colors. Water droplets reflect the shop.

3 May 2012 11:41am

Navin Harish from Noida, India

Superb! Captured just at the right moment

3 May 2012 11:42am

Gemma Wiseman from Melbourne, Australia

Wonderful strong mallard colours! And love how one wing seems beautifully frozen with a splay of feathers and the other is blurred with action!

3 May 2012 11:51am

Z from Shanghai, China

Such a beautiful wing with the backlight...great!

3 May 2012 12:06pm

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

Joliment capturé dans son envol, la lumière est fort belle et les gouttes d'eau ajoute un plus indéniable !

3 May 2012 12:21pm

Khalil from Beyrouth, Lebanon

Magnifique instantané, très bel effet du mouvement sous cette excellellente lumière.

3 May 2012 12:40pm

Mariana M. from Waterloo, Canada

beautiful colors and PP

3 May 2012 12:44pm

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Fantastic splash of colour!

3 May 2012 12:51pm

Jules from Drayton, United Kingdom

great shot

3 May 2012 12:54pm

Miss K from Somewhere, France

Sublime ! Les ailes en éventail à travers desquelles filtre une lumière magnifique.
Quel objectif as-tu utilisé ?
Le rendu est magnifique

3 May 2012 1:19pm

@Miss K: Bonsoir . Je l'ai pris au 300mm avec 1/160s ,f 8 , iso 200 dans la lumière du soir . Merci Miss K !

Rick from Toronto, Canada

Good timing to catch these wings in action.

3 May 2012 1:29pm

Universe from Tehran, Iran

Fantastic !!!

3 May 2012 1:41pm

Aigleloup from Rebecq, Belgium


J'ai corrigé mon lien qu n'était pas correct


3 May 2012 2:03pm

Judy aka L@dybug from Brooksville, FL, United States

Oh, the colors are magnificent ... great timing for this shot.

3 May 2012 2:15pm

Don from Spokane, United States

A very strong action shot with exceptionally nice color in the bird. Excellent.

3 May 2012 2:40pm

Nelida De La Fuente from Tres Arroyos, Argentina

bon tir du vol de cet oiseau. bonnes couleurs de cette photo

3 May 2012 4:09pm

Heinz from Hamm, Germany

Gutes Licht und Farben. Hervorragende Aufnahme.

3 May 2012 4:39pm

Marie LC from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

Couleurs superbes !

3 May 2012 4:52pm

El pare from Prepirineu, Andorra

Les couleurs sont absoilument brillantes. Superbe!

3 May 2012 5:11pm

RBL from Oxford, United States

Great motion capture and beautiful light on the bird's wing and water!

3 May 2012 5:21pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Oh wow! Perfectly composed with the sun highlighting the colors of the mallard's feathers and water droplets! I love the vignetting effect as well.

3 May 2012 5:22pm

Lena from San Francisco, United States

Fantastic ! Lovely capture. so beautiful.

3 May 2012 5:48pm

amir from mashhad, Iran

beautiful and great colours !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!love it.

3 May 2012 6:02pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Your timing was just right here Mhelene! Bravo! ;-)

3 May 2012 6:51pm

franz from Baden, Austria

brilliant ... well-timed for the right moment! i tried this several times (taking a photo, not taking off like the mallard!), but the results were pitiful ... :-((

3 May 2012 6:54pm

philippe from moselle, France

beau décollage, le rendu est du plus bel effet !!!

3 May 2012 7:26pm

Willem from Noord-Scharwoude, Netherlands

Good timing, GREAT action shot.

3 May 2012 8:01pm

Nfs from Tehran, Iran

Nice shot! Good timing and colors!

3 May 2012 8:56pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Amazing light through his wing!

3 May 2012 9:12pm

tataray from france, France

Superbe ... capture.)

3 May 2012 9:17pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States


3 May 2012 9:30pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Fantastic action shot! I love the color and the light!

3 May 2012 10:44pm

Baldwin VW from Bejuma, Venezuela

Stunning !!! Fabulous light and beautiful colors on the wings. Great capture, excellent timing !!!

3 May 2012 10:45pm

Becky from los angeles, United States

Fantastic beauty! The flight is so perfectly captured in the wings - beautiful all around.

3 May 2012 11:43pm

LauraS from Chico, United States

Incredible! Wonderful.

4 May 2012 1:26am

philip earl from Oregon, United States

Great shot ~~ Beautiful photograph !!

4 May 2012 1:38am

☺ ► ƸɼiϾ ◄ ☼ from Narbonne, France

wow, bel effet avec cet envol, bravo marie helene :-))

4 May 2012 5:34am

Nina from Hamburg, Germany

wonderful light and colors, perfectly captured!

4 May 2012 7:26am

Wendy from Canterbury, New Zealand

Superb image, fabulous!

4 May 2012 9:48am

Jocelyne from Shefford, Canada

Wow! Quelle belle prise! Les couleurs sont magnifiques! Bravo!

4 May 2012 10:29am

Stephane.D from Limoges, France

splendide ;)

4 May 2012 1:41pm

JACQUES Côte Basque from BIDART, France

Très belle image et quel contrastes de tons entre sujet et arrière plan, "chapeau".

4 May 2012 2:18pm

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

. . and Congrats on the Color Spotlight with this delight ! Well done.

4 May 2012 7:43pm

@Ronnie 2¢: Thank you Ronnie !

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

Félicitations pour le Color Spotlight, splendide shot. Bonne soirée.

4 May 2012 7:51pm

@Tede: Merci Tede .

omid from mashhad, Iran

Congratulations! :)

4 May 2012 7:59pm

@omid: Thank you omid !

Baldwin VW from Bejuma, Venezuela

... and Congratulations on your Color Spotlight !!!! Well done ..

4 May 2012 8:17pm

@Baldwin VW: Thank you Baldwin !

Ddo from Verdun, France

Superbe avec les ailes ainsi déployées. les couleurs sont tres belles

4 May 2012 8:20pm

yo from Ile de France, France

Félicitations pour le Color Spotlight ! J'en étais sûre quand je l'ai vue hier !

4 May 2012 9:16pm

@yo: Merci yo .

Becky from los angeles, United States


5 May 2012 1:15am

@Becky: Thanks Becky !

PRASHANT from Mumbai, India

Congratulations on your Color Spotlight !!....great.

5 May 2012 6:02am

@PRASHANT: Thank you Prashant !

Sam from Chennai, India

Wow. Amazing colours and great capture. Love it.
Congratulations. :)

5 May 2012 6:55am

@Sam: Thank you Sam !

Olivier from Manage, Belgium

Un effet lomo utilisé de maitresse façon...

5 May 2012 8:07am

Martine from bousval, Belgium

Wouhaaaaaaaa!! bravo pour ton spotlight color bien mérité!!!!

5 May 2012 10:38am

@Martine: Merci Martine .

Kat from Lorraine, France

Magnifique capture, bravo pour le Spotlight !!!!

5 May 2012 11:24am

@Kat: Merci Kat.

Judy aka L@dybug from Brooksville, FL, United States

Congratulations on making the color spotlight with this image!!!

5 May 2012 12:46pm

@Judy aka L@dybug: Thank you Judy !

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Back again to congratulate you on your Color Spotlight!

5 May 2012 2:21pm

@Steven: Thank you Steven !

Eric C. from Ivry sur Seine, France

Félicitations pour ce spotlight !

5 May 2012 3:55pm

@Eric C.: Merci Eric .

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A dramatic and beautiful shot. Congratulations on the Color Spotlight!

5 May 2012 4:02pm

@Steve Rice: Thank you Steve !

Rick from Toronto, Canada

Congratulations on the C.S., Mhelene!

5 May 2012 5:17pm

@Rick: Thank you Rick !

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Congratulations on your colour spotlight selection Mhelene! ;-)

5 May 2012 6:07pm

@Eric Cousineau: Thank you Eric !

Nazgol from Sh, Iran


5 May 2012 6:34pm

A. from Greenland

Superbe !!

5 May 2012 6:37pm

tce76 from Saint Laurent de Brèvedent, France

Une superbe réussite ce cliché.

5 May 2012 7:24pm

@tce76: merci tce

sue-ann foto from montréal, Canada

Que c'est beau cette photo, la lumière, les couleurs, il vient de décoller de l'eau, on le voit par les gouttes d'eau. Bravo...

5 May 2012 8:54pm

@sue-ann foto: Merci sue-ann .

Dokmateo from Madrid, Spain

Great capture! Congratulation Mhelen on your color spotlight!

6 May 2012 7:24am

@Dokmateo: Thank you Dokmateo !

Loretta from Pretoria, South Africa

Stunning shot in magic light! Great capture and mood! Congratulations!!

7 May 2012 6:36am

@Loretta: Thank you Loretta !

Laurette from Johannesburg - Fourways, South Africa

A excellent capture with marvelous colours and beautiful light. Congratulations Mhelene on the beautiful Color Spotlight.

7 May 2012 11:44am

@Laurette: Thank you Laurette !

JCJ from Troyes, France

bravo pour cette belle prise

10 May 2012 6:18am

@JCJ: Merci JCJ

ORBIT from Kerman, Iran

Congratulations :)

11 May 2012 10:19am

Loner from Wörgl, Austria

Congratulations to the "Spotlight" ! An excellent shot !

11 May 2012 5:31pm

@Loner: Thank you Loner !

Skyriani from Nelson, New Zealand

Wonderful, Mhelene. The colour and sense of movement are terriffic.

12 May 2012 11:28am

Marie from FRESNES, France

superbes couleurs.

15 May 2012 10:17am