Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Welcome, 2014!

1/1000 sec. f/11 ISO 400

Hooded Mergansers

Wishing everyone a very Happy New Year! Thank you for the visits, comments, and support during 2013!


23 comments:

Ramakrishnan Ramanathan said...

Lovely flying formation !

HOOTIN ANNI said...

Beautiful!!! The hood is partially exposed in the leader.

Happy New Year Brian. And I notice you have a new profile image. :o)

Carole M. said...

another wonderful photograph; the mersangers are a beautiful duck and the fly-past captured so well. Look forward to another year of Brian's posts with your crisp photos that I envy :)

stiefbeen said...

Brian ook een heel goed fotojaar.

eileeninmd said...

Awesome flight shot! I love the hooded mergansers. Happy New Year to you and your family!

Andy said...

Great photo to start the new year. And also a new profile photo. All the best in 2014.

Mary Howell Cromer said...

So happy to know you Brian and what marvelous images you share. Happy New Year~

Joop Zand said...

A very nice first post this year.....good work Brian.

Greetings, Joop

Mersad said...

Brian, I wish you a Happy New Year, and I am happily looking forward to your posts in the new year.

Mersad
Mersad Donko Photography

TexWisGirl said...

very nice! i like how one drake has his hood raised and the others are flat.

Tina Fariss Barbour said...

Lovely! I love the reflections that three of them are making in the water.

Gail Dixon said...

Brian, I JUST saw the hooded merganser for the first time on Dec 29th! I was so excited and my post is scheduled to show up soon. Did not get them flying as you did, so this is a treat. I hope 2014 brings you many more successful photo outings and many blessings!

Tanya Breese said...

a wonderful shot for the new year!! hope 2014 is great!!

Nancy J said...

What a wonderful photo to begin 2014. New Year Greetings to you and yours, Jean.

TheChieftess said...

Ahhh!!! There are those beautiful birds in flight!!!

TheChieftess said...

PS...I like your new profile pic!!!

Debbie said...

happy 2014 brian!! here's hoping you get lot's more opportunies like this, to share with us!!

i like the picture of your hat ;)

Pamela Gordon said...

Flying by to say Hi and Happy New Year to you! I always enjoy your beautiful photography.

Montanagirl said...

Magnifico!! Beautiful flight shot. Love that hood up on the lead bird. Happy New Year!!

Kerri Farley said...

Oh Wow....to get them is flight is absolutely amazing!!

DeniseinVA said...

A superb photo to welcome in the 2014 Brian, and a Very Happy New Year to you too.

Ida said...

What a great way to welcome in the New Year!

bailey-road.com said...

Wow! Those ducks are beautiful in flight!