Oriol Alamany - White Terns in warm light


On my long trip to Australia this past autumn I was for eight days on the small volcanic island of Lord Howe (about 10 x 2 km), photographing their incredible natural wealth. After a very cloudy day, when coming back to the apartment to prepare dinner, a warm ray of sun shone for a minute on the big trees where the White Terns (Gygis alba) meet for sleeping. I barely had time to put the 500 mm telephoto lens on the tripod and make a few shots before the light was gone. It was a magical moment.

Location: Lord Howe Island, Australia

Tags: alba, australia, forest, gygis, light, lord howe, new south wales, oriol alamany, sea, tern, warm, White

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  1. ZielonaMila said:

    31/05/2013 12:26

    Beautiful photo, the nature is wonderful:) Greetings

  2. Kjetil S said:

    31/05/2013 13:35

    Beatiful birds, great light!

  3. Silvia Reiche said:

    31/05/2013 16:27

    Lovely scenery of three beautiful & active birds!

  4. José Luis Roldán said:

    01/06/2013 16:15

    Beatiful picture from a great photographer. Oriol, as usual, brings us the wonders of out planet with a special view.