Stian Holmen - Ivory Gull


My favorite bird from Spitsbergen.
Pictures of this beautiful bird meant more to me than pictures of the polar bear…
Love it!

Location: Spitsbergen

Tags: Bird, ivory gull, sea, spitsbergen, stian holmen, White

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  1. Sandra said:

    17/02/2011 09:59

    Wow, this is so elegant - almost transcendent. Beautiful image!

  2. Werner said:

    17/02/2011 11:11

    Great image of a very rare species. I fully understand that you are more excited about that pic than about an image of a polar bear. Really something special!

  3. Bruno said:

    17/02/2011 11:20

    This is so beautiful! I love the separation of cool tones of the white in the background and the warm tone of the bird: it is really an "Ivory" gull!

  4. Jaak said:

    23/02/2011 10:36

    I imagine this would look very cool on a white wall.

  5. Bill Heller said:

    03/03/2011 20:55

    Absolutely beautiful! I really have to agree with @Bruno the warm on cool really adds to it. I love the cropping too. Very graceful!