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 Posted on: 17/02/2011 Photo info - 17.06.2009: Canon EOS-1D Mark III, 420 mm, ISO 800, f 4.5, 1/4000 sec Tags: Bird, ivory gull, sea, spitsbergen, stian holmen, White Cancel reply Name Email * Website * CAPTCHA Code Comment We’d love you to comment on our photographs. If you can, please do so in English. And as we are here under our own names, we’d appreciate if you would do the same when commenting.* optionalYour email address will not be published. Comments Sandra said: 17/02/2011 09:59 Wow, this is so elegant - almost transcendent. Beautiful image! 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! 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! Jaak said: 23/02/2011 10:36 I imagine this would look very cool on a white wall. 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!