Punks

The punks with their fancy hair-dos

And strutting and preening

Rule the lake

With their swagger and chatter.

Oh, those punks – how they light up the evenings

With their feathered beauty!

“We’re not trying to be different. We just are!”– Lauren Tazelaar

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54 responses

  1. I was never for Punks myself, but I sure love those ladyFi 😉

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    October 15, 2011 at 17:04

  2. Incredibly serene!! Such a peaceful, relaxing photo to view.

    Halloween Ratatouille – LOL

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    October 15, 2011 at 17:16

  3. The color is quite beautiful and still in this one. Thanks!

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    October 15, 2011 at 17:32

  4. This photo is so beautiful. I love the color, the peacefulness, and the feeling of companionship with the silhouette of the two birds. Awesome capture!

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    October 15, 2011 at 17:48

  5. Fantastic capture.

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    October 15, 2011 at 18:01

  6. I love the ‘punks’ of the waterways, we have many here in Perth too,
    brilliant image Lady Fi, you are master/mistress of the lens!

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    October 15, 2011 at 18:04

  7. –Love the Punks :))) Love Lady Fi, too.

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    October 15, 2011 at 18:28

  8. lovely colour on the water. cute punks!

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    October 15, 2011 at 18:34

  9. It’s been said already: Beautiful atmospheric shot. I like the out-of-focus foreground with the reeds.

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    October 15, 2011 at 18:42

  10. You can almost feel the stillness! And, hey, who wouldn’t love punks like these??? Terrific capture as always! Enjoy your weekend!

    Sylvia

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    October 15, 2011 at 18:58

  11. Riet

    What a beautiful serene photo. LOve it.

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    October 15, 2011 at 18:59

  12. Beautiful shot and love the *feather-do”!!!! Happy Critter Day!

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    October 15, 2011 at 19:14

  13. haha they have my hair cut! punks rule…nice fun in the reveal of them…beautiful pic!

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    October 15, 2011 at 19:25

  14. These ducks must use the same hair product I do! I like the sepia glow.

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    October 15, 2011 at 19:46

    • Amazing how nature’s setting sun can have its own sepia glow.

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      October 16, 2011 at 08:07

  15. Beautiful shot, love the shades in it!!!

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    October 15, 2011 at 20:03

  16. They are beautiful! And what a wonderful color of the water. Well done!
    Hope you have a nice weekend:-)

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    October 15, 2011 at 20:05

  17. superb shot! love the sepia colour and great perspective as well!

    happy weekend!

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    October 15, 2011 at 22:22

    • Oh, that isn’t sepia — but the orange glow from the setting sun.

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      October 16, 2011 at 08:06

  18. Great silhouettes 🙂

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    October 15, 2011 at 22:30

  19. I guess it won’t be long before the punks leave for warmer waters!

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    October 16, 2011 at 00:29

  20. My husband’s hair has been looking a bit like that lately 😉

    Such a serene photograph!

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    October 16, 2011 at 00:30

  21. Awesome photo~thanks, namste, Carol (A Creative Harbor) linked with Camera Critters ^_^

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    October 16, 2011 at 02:22

  22. Love the colour, love the lake, love the birds, love your space. Thanks.

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    October 16, 2011 at 03:12

  23. the light in this shot is so wonderful
    and the punks are fabulous, they’re the rock stars of the lake

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    October 16, 2011 at 03:12

  24. Awesome shot with a soothing color palette. Love your punk silhouettes!

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    October 16, 2011 at 03:36

  25. Beautifully captured!

    My Critter, please come and see.

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    October 16, 2011 at 03:39

  26. Nice image and quotation. I’m who I am naturally. 🙂

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    October 16, 2011 at 03:45

  27. Jim

    And what a presence they have!

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    October 16, 2011 at 03:52

  28. Beautiful!

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    October 16, 2011 at 05:40

  29. gem of a post!

    Aloha from Waikiki;

    Comfort Spiral

    >

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    October 16, 2011 at 08:02

  30. Haha! I thought the world of punk had it’s heyday in the 80’s – but now I see I was wrong!!

    AND … LOVING the sensational Skywatch shots in your previous post! So ethereal and uplifting! Have a great weekend – what’s left of it!

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    October 16, 2011 at 10:00

  31. Fabulous! you get a beautiful image with a beautiful backlight. Full of poetry with these silhouettes and warm hues of the calm waters

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    October 16, 2011 at 10:48

  32. Hello! How are you?
    What have you been up to lately?
    Went to Kuala Lumpur last week.
    Had a great time there.
    Tomorrow, will be going to Singapore.
    Next, will be flying back to London.

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    October 16, 2011 at 11:04

  33. theflyingpenwriter

    They look so funny! Another beautiful and peaceful moment, just the best to start a new day.
    Have a wonderful one!

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    October 16, 2011 at 11:35

  34. Beautiful capture and I love the ducks with their punky doo’s. Hi hope you have a happy Sunday!

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    October 16, 2011 at 14:18

  35. Beautiful colors and silhouettes, very nice phot work, well done!

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    October 16, 2011 at 16:41

  36. These types of serene moments are treasures.

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    October 16, 2011 at 17:13

  37. Jen

    So what unearthly hour are you getting up to grab these spectacular shots?

    Jen @ Muddy Boot Dreams

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    October 16, 2011 at 17:37

  38. dreamy beautiful~

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    October 16, 2011 at 20:57

  39. Gorgeous capture of such a romantic view! I love the lighting in this image.

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    October 16, 2011 at 23:03

  40. Those are my kind of punks!

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    October 17, 2011 at 02:07

  41. Wow! This is amazing.

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    October 17, 2011 at 03:36

  42. Wonderful silhouettes and color!

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    October 17, 2011 at 04:08

  43. Love the Mohican feather-styles!

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    October 17, 2011 at 11:53

  44. Wonderful ! A soft orange sky and two clear birds. Gorgeous.

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    October 17, 2011 at 12:01

  45. Do they play their boom boxes too loudly?

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    October 17, 2011 at 13:38

  46. Many thanks for lightening up my evening 🙂

    My Yatra Diary…

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    October 17, 2011 at 16:17

  47. I guess that’s not just bed-hair then? hehe. Gorgous photo as always 😀

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    October 17, 2011 at 17:18

  48. JM

    The title is pretty cool and the image is just superb. What a color!

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    October 17, 2011 at 19:21

  49. Isn’t it beautiful in sepia? And isn’t the world more beautiful because each creature in it is unique!

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    October 17, 2011 at 20:40

  50. My goodness… those punks sure are impressive!!! Look how proud they swim… they must have known you were out there with your camera!!!

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    October 18, 2011 at 05:37

  51. Simply a great shot. The color sets the mood, and the silhouettes, shading, and very tight field of focus all add to that mood. Excellent work.

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    October 19, 2011 at 08:09

  52. Wait for them to land on a huge rock…
    and then snap your pic of
    PUNK ROCK!

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    October 19, 2011 at 22:02

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