Las viejas

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Las viejas

Old Havana. “Come here, take my picture”, she says. october 2009 Canon G9 Copyright Fritschi © Photographs...

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Yellow DeSoto

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Yellow DeSoto

Old Havana, old DeSoto cab awaits in front of the Capitolio. October 2009.   Lumix TZ3 Copyright Fritschi © Photographs 2000-2014

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Sunset on the Malecon

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Sunset on the Malecon

The Malecon is an 8 kilometer stretch of seafront road meandering from the port in old Havana to Vedado, a vibrant part of the city. October 2009.   Canon G9 Copyright Fritschi © Photographs 2000-2014

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Waxwing/Jaseur (Bombycilla cedrorum)

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Waxwing/Jaseur (Bombycilla cedrorum)

Cap Saint-Jacques, February 2012. I momentarily disturbed this cedar waxwing feeding on small fruits. It was part of a large number of waxwings just passing through. Un jaseur d’Amérique isloé de son groupes de passage en train de manger des petits fruits   Nikon D300/28-300mm f3.5-5.6 @450mm. f5.6, 1/500s, ISO400 Copyright Fritschi © Photographs 2000-2014

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Wood Duck Posturing

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Wood Duck Posturing

Wood Duck/Branchu (Aix sponsa) Lac Boivin, Qc. October 2011. This male wood duck seems to want to enjoy the last rays of sun to their fullest. Or is he rehearsing a posture for the spring mating season ? Branchu mâle se chauffant les plumes au soleil couchant ou en prélude de pariade….. Nikon D700/70-200mm f2.8 @400mm. f5.6, 1/1250s, ISO2800 Copyright Fritschi © Photographs 2000-2016

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“I come in Peace”

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“I come in Peace”

Montreal, Winter 2012 Nikon D700 70-200mm f2.8 @400mm. f5.6, 1/640s, ISO400 Copyright Fritschi Photographs 2000 © 2014

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Black Duck/Canard noir (Anas rubripes)

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Black Duck/Canard noir (Anas rubripes)

Lac Boivin, Qc.  August 2011. Black duck relaxing on a log, the late afternoon sun enhancing the texture and complexity of its plumage. Canard noir sur une souche. Lumière de fin d’après-midi révélant le superbe plumage. Nikon D700 70-200mm f2.8 @140mm. f5.6, 1/1250s, ISO3200 Copyright Fritschi © Photographs 2000-2014

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Big Woody Rampage

Posted by on Feb 20, 2012 | 0 comments

Big Woody Rampage

This rarely seen pileated woodpecker decided to target this tree not far from my house during the Spring of 2008. Two years later the tree had to be taken down. It had not survived the assault. . Nikon D200, Nikkor 18-200mm @200mm; f5.6, 1/200s, ISO360 Copyright Fritschi © Photographs 2000-2014

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Gull/Goéland (Larus delawarensis)

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Gull/Goéland (Larus delawarensis)

Lac Boivin, Qc, Canada. August 2011 This ring-billed seagull was perched on the boardwalk at Lac Boivin one August day in 2011. Luckily for the photographer, it seemed more interested in basking in the light of the setting sun than the approaching photographer. Goéland à bec cerclé trop préoccupé par son bain de soleil couchant pour se soucier du photographe qui s’approche. Nikon D700, 70-200mm f2.8 + TC-20E III @400mm; f5.6, 1/1250s, ISO3200   Copyright Fritschi©Photographs 2000-2014     Nikon D700, 70-200mm f2.8 + TC-20E III @400mm; f5.6, 1/1250s, ISO 3200  ...

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Male Mallard in Flight

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Male Mallard in Flight

Mallard/Colvert (Anas platyrhynchos) St-Catherine Locks, Qc, Canada. February 2012. Mallard in flight taken from the south side of the Saint-Lawrence river near the Saint-Catherine Locks. Colvert en vol, côté sud du fleuve Saint-Laurent près des écluses Sainte-Catherine. Nikon D700, 70-200mm f2.8 + TC-20E III @400mm; f5.6, 1/1250s, ISO400 Copyright Fritschi © Photographs 2000-2016

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Mallard Couple in Flight

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Mallard Couple in Flight

Mallards/Colverts (Anas platyrhynchos) St-Catherine Locks, Qc, Canada. February 2012. A mallard couple in flight, close enough to be in the same frame and with ice in the background makes for a very happy photographer. Taken on a sunny morning near the Saint-Catherine Locks on the south shore of the Saint-Lawrence River near Montreal. Un couple colvert survolant les glaces de février aux écluses Sainte-Catherine sur le fleuve Saint-Laurent, près de Montréal. Nikon D700, 70-200mm f2.8 + TC-20E III @400mm; f6.3, 1/1250s, ISO400. Montreal 2012. Copyright Fritschi © Photographs...

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Ice Crystal

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Ice Crystal

February 2012, a piece of ice floats by on the St-Lawrence River.   Nikon D700, 70-200mm f2.8 + TC-20E III @400mm; f5.6, 1/1250s, ISO400   Copyright Fritschi © Photographs 2000-2014

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Ice Duck Steps

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Ice Duck Steps

Mallards/Colverts (Anas platyrhynchos) St-Catherine Locks, Montreal, Qc., Canada February 2012 There are those who only shoot male mallards because they are so much more colourful. Yet, when I saw these two females so close at hand wobbling around on pristine snow, I knew I had a shot. Un pas de deux sur une neige immaculée. Les mâles sont plus colorés peut-être. Mais, ce couple de femelles est tellement sympa. Nikon D700, 70-200mm f2.8 + TC-20E III @400mm; f6.3, 1/1250s, ISO400. Montreal, Saint-Catherine Locks, February 2012.   Copyright Fritschi © Photographs...

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Cryo Leaf

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Cryo Leaf

Winter 2012, Montreal   Nikon D700, 70-200mm f2.8 + TC-20E III @400mm; f9.0, 1/1250s, ISO400   Copyright Fritschi © Photographs 2000-2014

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Skullduggery

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Skullduggery

Winter 2012, Ecluses Ste Catherine   Nikon D700, 70-200m + TC-20E III @400mm; f5.6, 1/800s, ISO400   Copyright Fritschi © Photographs 2000-2014

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