By Graeme O’Rourke.

Bath Time

By Graeme O’Rourke

Canon 40D; EF 100-400mm f4.5-5.6L IS II USM lens @ 188mm; f/5; 1/200s; ISO 100; Cir-polariser, tripod and remote

Don’s response

Photographer Graeme O’Rourke has created an arresting image from the most commonplace elements.

The dark background and off-axis lighting combined with precise focus on the subject allow the water flying off this little fellow to deliver an attractive and visually energetic result.

Although the bird’s head is still, the blur of its wings and the trajectory paths of the drops give the picture a strong sense of movement and action.

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