Saturday, February 15, 2014

CAMERA CRITTERS, SATURDAY'S CRITTERS AND BIRD D'POT

I took these photos a few weeks ago and tweaked them a little by adding the time machine feature on Paint Shop Pro.  I liked that old-world quality to them, and I always enjoy being around seagulls.



















































I am joining Misty's Camera Critters 





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40 comments:

John "By Stargoose And Hanglands" said...

They are graceful birds, though now that we have them inland all year round they no longer hold the excitement of seaside holidays and trips to the coast. Good to have a close look at them from time to time.

Elephant's Child said...

Stunning captures of the cheeky charmers. I like the editing too.

gigihawaii said...

These pretty photos do look vintage, don't they.

Valerie said...

Hi Denise. 3rd from the end is my favourite... love the depth of colour in that one.

eileeninmd said...

Great series on the gulls, Denise! I enjoy watching them in flight. I see you are linking up to my Saturday's Critter party, thank you! Have a happy weekend!

EG CameraGirl said...

How refreshing to visit a blog where gull are appreciated! Nice, Denise!

Don Wood said...

I love gulls but being on the coast they can be tiresome at 3 Oclock in the morning sqwarking away and al you want is sleep. We often go with the grandchildren and stale bread to feed the seagulls. Thy love it and the gulls dont object to a free meal. X Don

kissed by an angel said...

Oh wow, Denise! How I love that Sepia touch on your beautiful photos! How good they play together, the wonderful wild seagulls and that nostalgic Sepia...Really great!!! I like it so much!!!

TexWisGirl said...

these are great - the effects worked really well.

Jane and Chris said...

Oh, I do like that effect...and seagulls!
Jane x

Brian King said...

These are nice! I like the effect you used. The third shot is one of my favorites! Nice splash of the water!

i beati said...

lots of activity I just got back from birding

Roy Norris said...

Lovely sepia shots Denise.

Beatrice P. Boyd said...

Denise, we DO know how much you like seeing seagulls and the special effect was fun.

Indrani said...

Wow! Wonderful in-flight captures.

schmidleysscribblins.com said...

Someday I will have to learn how to copy a meme icon. The vintage photos are recent? I suspect you used photoshop. Dianne

Gunilla Bäck said...

Very nice flight shots!

William Kendall said...

Beautiful, Denise. You capture them in flight so well, with such a sense of dynamic action.

Gail Dixon said...

I love gulls, too, Denise. Even though they are a noisy bunch, haha. Great job on the flight shots and the edits. :)

SeagullSuzie said...

They look great-you will know from looking at my blog that I'm a herring gull fan-and all seabirds too.

Rose said...

Oh, Denise, I love what you done with these. I would have liked them any way, I am sure, but just simple love the old feel of them. My favs were #2,#6, and #7 with #2 being my favorite favorite...LOL

Debbie said...

what a great series...you got some awesome action shots!!

have a wonderful weekend!!

carol l mckenna said...

Beautiful action shots of the seashore birds ~ thanks,

artmusedog and carol
www.acreativeharbor.com

Em Parkinson said...

I really enjoy watching seagulls close up too. Some people hate them but I find them fascinating. Great shots!

Adam said...

great photos of the seagulls

Michelle said...

You took some great shots and the processing makes them quite artistic.

Karen said...

Great captures, and I love the edits. I like gulls too.

David Oliver said...

I know absolutely nothing about photography except which button to push on the camera my son gave me. Sometimes I can't even get that right. But I do love photography as well as almost all forms of art. I think these pictures are done in sepia and they are the stuff that spark my imagination.

Our photos said...

Nice photos of the seagulls.

Gill - That British Woman said...

those photos remind me of an old postcard when visiting the seaside.

Anni said...

Love, love, LOVE the sepia tones you created with your images Denise!! Beautiful photos, and great work.

(Diane) Bibliophile By the Sea said...

Incredible shots - they seem very vintage looking.

Rose ~ from Oz said...

What a wonderful selection Denise! Well done!
Seagulls and barn owls run neck and neck as my favourites.

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Perfect in sepia...reminds me of an old English novel set by the sea. Jane Austen? I expect to see ladies with their bathing costumes on....

Great flight shots -- I can never get those.

Marie said...

Wonderful shots, Denise! I love the touches you have used to make them sepia!

NatureFootstep said...

can you call the first one a "laughing gull"?

Linda said...

Great shots! I'd say your special effects were a success!

Kenneth Cole Schneider said...

The processing adds so much beauty! Very nice series.

Huldra said...

Lovely photos, and I really like the vintage feeling :)

Kay said...

I love this sepia effect! Lovely!