i can never get over...the elegance of mother natures sense of humor but above all sense of colour palatte and textures...
thank you nat geo for this shot and for this perspective.. made me linger even longer than if it had been a classic portrait of these creatures , with the perfect name for them.. birds of paridise!
Got me going at first for point of view, but those blue feet caught my eye (hence I got the perspective!), and I became intrigued with colors, patterns, textures, and yes, that silly tail...which makes me think "what?"...Oh, Mother Nature must have a sense of humor!!
So.. this is really the very best photograph of the day, huh? A chopped off shot of the tail of a bird of paradise with blurry foliage in the background? Yeah, cause it's SO artistic. And it speaks to nature SO much. There are days that the photo of the day is breathtaking; then there are days when you are trying *way* too hard.
Okay now here we again are ignoring the most basic rule of photography: get the whole body.. but who cares if it makes to NAT GEO photo of the day
Now that is the splendor of nature at its finest. I know, as a female, that fancy tail feathers are a real head turner :)
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