A Mute swan, neck curved, glides across a lake

Swan, Rye Meads

Nikon D50, 70-300mm F/4-5.6 G, polarising filter

300mm, f/5.6, 1/1600s, ISO 800. Date: 2008-01-27

levels adjustment, sharpening

My first trip to Rye Meads, in late January 2008. There wasn't an awful lot to see, but we had a pleasant walk and I got a couple of nice pictures of this swan. This came out rather dark and needed a lot of adjustment to lighten it to a reasonable level.