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Seabird silhouettes, Galapagos Islands.

A cormorant perches on the end of a pier in the Galapagos Islands.   Originally captured on colour negative film and latter scanned into the computer for digital processing,  I decided to go for a toned monochrome presentation.     With the scene being heavily back-lit,  the image was always going to be a silhouette.   It's often been said that for a silhouette to be effective,  the subject needs to have a clear,  distinctive shape.   In this case the unmistakable shape of the cormorant is ideal for a silhouette image.

Cormorant silhouette, Galapagos Islands (monochrome)