Foto Finish--Things That Fly

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This week's Foto Finish theme is:  "Things that Fly"

Here's my entry:

I've always loved this image of a soaring seagull taken at sunset in Florence, Oregon, one summer.  The seagulls seem to fly so effortlessly, and this image instills a feeling of calm when I see it.  There's a short window of time at sunset when the sky turns this surreal color.  I'm always glad when I'm paying attention and I can catch my subjects bathed in orange gold.

I think I'll stick with this "things that" theme for a few weeks.  Next week's Foto Finish theme will be:

Things that are Hot

Now I'm ready to see your "Things that Fly" images.  Here's Mr. Linky:

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6 comments from clever and witty friends:

MareeR said...

I too had chosen an image of a seagull. I have fun snapping shots of these birds when we are out fishing.

Colleen said...

Birds in flight are my favorite to try and capture. Love the sunset background!

Kate said...

Gorgeous shot. It does convey a feeling of peace and serenity.

WoolenSails said...

That is a beautiful shot, love the sky shade.


Elaine @ Commotion said...

It's beautiful!! I love the color of the sky with the silhouette of the bird against it. Perfect!!

quiltzyx said...

Beautiful sky! I don't think I've ever seen it quite that color. :D
My photo has a similar bird, but totally different time of day. lol