Bluebird on tombstone

Posted by
Harry (Apex, NC, United States) on 25 June 2018 in Lifestyle & Culture and Portfolio.

A spot of life and color in a somber setting.

SONY SLT-A77V 1/10 second F/11.0 ISO 200 300 mm (35mm equiv.)

Welcome to all. I began blogging Retained-Images in 2004 at It is gone now.

yoshimiparis from France

very beautiful picture.
The bird chose the right moment to land (or so, it was you who waited for it to come)

25 Jun 2018 5:29am

kiwisa from North Shore, New Zealand

Pretty little bird, so nice to see colourful birds about.

25 Jun 2018 5:45am

pascale from Brussels, Belgium

stunning bird !
wonderful picture

25 Jun 2018 6:04am

By Marie from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

This delicious small bird gives life to this austere but very beautiful place nevertheless

25 Jun 2018 6:47am

Graciel·la (Vic. Catalonia) from CAT. New European State, Poland

Excellent !

25 Jun 2018 9:01am

beach from Oshawa, Ontario, Canada

No, no. That's all wrong. It's on the windowsill! Lovely birds, aren't they? Rather elusive, too.

25 Jun 2018 10:50am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Stunning !!

25 Jun 2018 11:58am

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Beautiful !

25 Jun 2018 12:09pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

LOve how the colorful bird brings life to this scene

25 Jun 2018 12:56pm

mvdfotokraam from Netherlands

That is and saddness together !
Lovely image

25 Jun 2018 2:15pm

Don from Spokane, United States

The blue bird does make an interesting contrast with the tombstones. A very nice picture.

25 Jun 2018 2:56pm

Existence Artistique from Angers, France

excellent travail de recherche

25 Jun 2018 6:20pm

badtgv from provence, France


25 Jun 2018 6:51pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

such beautiful composition, focus, DOF & colors!
L O V E L Y !

25 Jun 2018 9:29pm

Elaine Hancock from Olney, United States

A lovely composition. It looks so quiet and peaceful.

25 Jun 2018 11:29pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Wonderful capture. It sure brightens up the scene.

26 Jun 2018 3:24am

sherri from Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

that's a stunning and very moving scene with the bird

sombre atmosphere made bright with a little life

26 Jun 2018 4:15am

rem_la from Villiers, France

la composition est superbe

26 Jun 2018 4:25am

Devi from Chennai, India

The SOUL/SOLE living among the gone by souls....

26 Jun 2018 3:10pm

Elizabeth Buckalew from Flagstaff, United States

Wonderful catch with the Blue Bird

27 Jun 2018 3:11am

Larry Bliss from Raleigh, United States

Good to see another NC photographer...

2 Jul 2018 3:35pm