This is a group of pelicans in Delhi Zoological Park.
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goodwill (4224) 2013-07-29 9:56
Good Evening Manisha,
Its a difficult shot under the given conditions.
The weather seems to be cloudy and you had to use the flash from a distance to illuminate the pack of pelicans.
A few ducks are interested in the photo-shoot, while others are busy in self dressing, and preparing themselves for the next shoot.
Are you satisfied with your camera ? I doubt. Powershot Tx1 is a nice cam, but you are aiming high and I am of the conviction that you need to upgrade your gear.
Anghsuman , one of masters on Trek Earth also hails from Delhi,and can be of immense help.
marina7 (8055) 2013-07-29 11:10
this pretty flock of pelicans looks wonderful in the green mist. I don't know the reason for this green cast - be it improper color balance or some special light conditions - but it fits here really well creating a lovely atmosphere. Nice capture.
Thanks and best wishes
sdnpicz (195) 2013-07-29 11:53
Good capture. The way the pelicans are placed in a bunch but all with different attitudes, and mostly busy in their favourite job, setting their feathers is good to see. Their reflection on green water is nice.
A pleasing scene. Nice moment captured.
In detail I saw you used flash. In these type of outdoor shots try to take advantage of natural light, that's better option I think. Due to flash the background become a bit misty.
Good luck. keep clicking.
mesutilgim (88122) 2013-07-29 12:04
Nice capture. But I think it needs a little bit Photoshopping.
I made it and posted. I think you can see the difference and hope you w,ll not mind it !
TFS and best regards
psamaddar (1089) 2013-07-29 23:21
Beautiful nature capture fo the Pelicans. Liked the composition and clarity.
fabbs99 (16813) 2013-07-30 11:44
This is just fabulous.Great shot such a big group of pelicans in a single frame.The green color of the water adds vitality to the scene.Superb light management and clarity of the shot.Keep posting and sharing.
Waylim (25368) 2013-07-30 17:45
Namaste Manisha Jain,
This is a beautiful photo of the white palicants. It makes me think of children bathing in the river together. Seems they are preening and taking care of their plumage. Love the soft tone and pale yellow pink tone on the pelicants Very love shot with good composition and nice colors.
serp2000 (41626) 2013-08-18 12:02
I see you had not the best time for photography, but I like your result. You got some unusual colors combination with the pink and green hues. Amazing capture of a group of pelicans. Fine title! TFS!
elenimavrandoni (14209) 2013-08-23 15:55
Manisha, such a great and natural shot, great environment for the pelicans, magnificent species, nice to see then surviving beautifully!
all the best
eldancer1 (30710) 2014-03-10 7:51
Awesome capture of those white pelicans! Good pov and nice details with wonderful colors. Well done, tfs.
lalitd (138) 2014-12-01 18:05
I would watch the white balance. Remove the unnatural green tint. Increase contrast. Moment is beautiful. All the best.