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Swan on La Caille pond in Winter

Swan on La Caille pond in winter

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24 responses

  1. So beautiful with the swan.

    January 30, 2014 at 8:13 am

    • Thank you, Bente.

      February 4, 2014 at 10:23 am

  2. Shouldn’t it have migrated by now? Or is the pond heated to keep it from freezing?

    January 30, 2014 at 10:33 am

    • Hmm…I want to say that this swan is part of a collection of “domesticated” swans, if there is such a thing. They are maintained by the staff of the French restaurant where I gently trespassed to make the photos. So, this guy/gal isn’t likely going anywhere in the “off-season.” And I didn’t see any ice on the water, so it might be heated at least a little bit, but not enough to be causing any mist or steam…my fingers were FREEZING when I was making the photos, so the water should have been steaming (maybe) when I was there. πŸ™‚

      January 30, 2014 at 11:19 am

      • I hope swan is not on the menu!

        February 1, 2014 at 11:58 am

        • Hmm…wouldn’t know about that. πŸ˜‰

          February 4, 2014 at 10:23 am

  3. Beautiful image Scott.

    January 30, 2014 at 11:48 am

    • Thank you, Adrian.

      February 4, 2014 at 10:23 am

  4. So very dreamy and beautiful. But then I googled La Caille pond and saw the rest of the high end poshness… saw at least one of your posts in amongst the brides at La Caille pond. πŸ™‚

    January 30, 2014 at 12:42 pm

    • Very dreamy, Gunta…and yes, very high-end poshness, too. And how nice that my photo was there when you Googled it. πŸ™‚

      February 4, 2014 at 10:25 am

  5. I love this picture.

    January 30, 2014 at 2:56 pm

    • I’m glad to know that, Shimon. Thank you.

      February 4, 2014 at 11:07 am

  6. So beautiful and peaceful. Love it, Scott.

    January 31, 2014 at 1:09 am

    • Thank you, Erica.

      February 4, 2014 at 11:07 am

  7. Serenity.

    January 31, 2014 at 4:30 am

  8. Liana

    there she is!!!

    January 31, 2014 at 10:00 am

  9. Beautiful shot. Swans are my favourite birds.

    January 31, 2014 at 3:47 pm

    • Thank you, Marie…they are beautiful creatures, aren’t they?

      February 4, 2014 at 11:08 am

  10. Lovely!

    February 4, 2014 at 10:15 am

    • Thank you, Yvonne.

      February 4, 2014 at 11:08 am

  11. A classic, wonderful image, Scott. Does the swan live there? I’ve seen it before, I think. This is pretty much a perfect photograph. πŸ™‚

    February 8, 2014 at 7:08 pm

    • I think he/she does, George…and this is my second post of the beautiful bird, so you might have seen it earlier. Thank you for your kind words….

      February 11, 2014 at 8:19 am

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