Sandra Bartocha - Youngsters


It was one of these beautiful mornings … my friend Ralph Gräf and I woke up early … picked up the folding canoe and went out on the calm and slightly foggy lake.
I think the beauty of nature photography lies not only in producing great photography but also in indulging these precious moments.
The pair of elegant young swans were just the icing on the cake.

Location: Krueseliner Muehle, Germany

Tags: autumn, cygnus olor, fall, fog, Lake, mist, mute swans, sandra bartocha, young swans

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  1. João Petronilho said:

    24/11/2011 10:13

    A picture of an incredible beauty. It transmits a great sense of peace and well being (I can feel the silence). I really like the composition, the focus in birds, the faint line of goggy and the blur background. A simple but precious image!

  2. João Petronilho said:

    24/11/2011 10:19

    I'm sorry. I wanted to write fog and not "goggy". It was a key mistake!

  3. Andy said:

    24/11/2011 10:53

    This is an amazing picture and a wonderful example for the thesis:
    Less is often more!
    Very well done, Sandra!

  4. David Guimaraes said:

    24/11/2011 22:13

    An Haiku!! Of an overwhelming simplicity and strength! A poem in colours!

  5. Theo said:

    30/11/2011 21:33

    Sandra, you are hopelessly romantic ;-) A simple, but beautiful picture, I like it.

  6. Sandra said:

    01/12/2011 00:20

    thank you andy, david and joão. :)
    @ theo
    it's true, deep in my heart i am ... :)

  7. Theo said:

    01/12/2011 17:41

    I knew it Sandra, it shows in many of your pictures! I think it is a good quality for a (nature) photographer ;-)