The camera never lies… Or does it !?!?…

Dave… DAVE !!!… Has anyone seen Dave ???…

Well if you wanted swans… then here are some swans… and no, this is NOT a clever photoshop manipulation, there actually were hundreds upon hundreds of swans…. Approx 600 to be precise…

This is a shot from Abbotsbury Swannery in Dorset, where believe it or not ALL of the swans are wild and free to come and go as they please… but I guess due to the expanse of open water and the abundance of carefully protected nesting areas, and most likely the free food… then why would they choose to go live anywhere else… I know I wouldn’t…. But it sure was a sight to see… and hear… lol…

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22 responses

  1. LOL! LOVE the title AND the image! Good god, man! I cannot even begin to imagine THAT amount of swans! What a fun puzzle they would make!!

    The two touching beaks in the lower left are precious!

    June 3, 2010 at 7:24 pm

    • Yeah I always thought it would make a pretty good puzzle too… Seriously though, this shot only hints at the amount of swans… My lens at the time just wasn’t wide enough… Thanks Tracy… :)

      June 3, 2010 at 7:32 pm

  2. The image is awesome. The title brings it over the top. I would buy this as a puzzle, it’s a great one. 5k pieces. :) Heck, it even has the swan “heart” in the bottom left corner.

    June 4, 2010 at 2:12 am

    • Cheers Sean… I’m pretty sure it would drive me insane though, but I guess some of the more sadistic puzzle enthusiasts would love it…

      June 4, 2010 at 8:15 pm

  3. I like the title of the photo and the photo itself. This is an awesome shot.

    June 4, 2010 at 4:15 am

  4. Free food!!??? I’m moving! haha… Awesome! You know I love this shot. It’s truly an unreal amount of swans!

    June 4, 2010 at 6:28 am

    • LOL… Yeah but it’s not free pancakes or barbecue ribs… so you might be slightly disappointed A… ;)

      June 4, 2010 at 8:18 pm

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  6. Woah! How cool is that!

    June 4, 2010 at 10:12 pm

    • Cheers Lyanne… You’d not wanna get in between them and their food though eh… lol…

      June 4, 2010 at 10:39 pm

  7. Wow! “Wicked” cool, as we say in New England.

    June 5, 2010 at 2:44 am

  8. Fantastic title and a great shot. :) It reminds me a little of an Escher birds sketch.

    June 5, 2010 at 6:34 am

    • LOL… Yeah I guess it could have that Escher look… Maybe I should have done some photoshop manipulation after all… Maybe an idea for the future… :)

      June 5, 2010 at 9:29 am

  9. absurdoldbird

    Good heavens! What an astonishing photo!
    Love it!
    :)

    June 5, 2010 at 2:01 pm

    • Many thanks… They are quite the sight eh… :)

      June 5, 2010 at 5:47 pm

  10. Squire Starsquid

    Looks like those packed penguins in the artic! Great photo!

    June 11, 2010 at 12:42 am

  11. Love this one Brian, so many swans!

    June 11, 2010 at 2:49 pm

    • Cheers Graham… It was definitely one of those “have to see it to believe it” moments…

      June 12, 2010 at 10:50 pm

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