There are pink flamingos everywhere in Camargue, in the south of France. Just hanging around most of the time. Not nearly as active as all the tourists …
Went to a “Parc Ornithologique” where it was a bit easier to get closer.
They really are impressive birds.
Whom is watching whom?
There is a lot one can think about bird parks. Mainly I think it’s a good idea that we meet. I’ll write more about this in an other blog post.
I also have a lot of thoughts about nature photography. What exactly does the three first picture of flamingos do with your relation to flamingos? A fun picture using the birds to create a pattern and maybe a laugh. A traditional picture that shows how the bird look like and some surroundings. And a backlight photo with glimmering water and reed creating a feeling that is only seen in the camera.
When I step into the role of a nature photographer I easily distance myself from being present with the living creatures I have in front of me. I create pictures out of them. Turn them into a flat square with all the lines and colors in the right place …
Nice cup of coffee while looking at the egrets.
A wild one …