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Just wanted to share one of the cute images from this site, because this person takes amazing pictures.
Thanks so much for the kind gesture 🙂
Beautiful image and a lovely caption 🙂
Thank you! 🙂
Soooo cute! I loved the title…sounds so apt… ❤
Thank you ❤ I love the expressions of all "kids" 🙂
Oh..yes…me too… 🙂
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A beautiful nature shot!
This is a wonderful shot!
Thank you so much, Rob 🙂
I see curiosity. (smile) What a great shot! Thank you! ❤
Thank you, dear Amy ❤ 🙂
That is a cutie, thanks Takami.
Thanks Bob. So nice to have you stop by 🙂
Very artistic photo. I love it. Happy new week.
Thank you, dear Sartenada 🙂
This is such a beautiful pic… I´ll bet he´d become a gorgeous duck in the future 😉
Sending love, dear Takami. Aquileana 😀
Thank you dear Aquileana ❤ I wish him a safe, healthy and long life too. He will surely become a handsome duck 🙂
the eyes, stance, expression, i had say anticipation, yes, anticipation.
Thank you Ken-san. I hope he has a safe, healthy and long life. I look forward to viewing more photos from your most recent Japan trip 🙂
with your tender loving care, ibara-san, no problem. i am sorry i have not published photos from the last japan trip yet, hope to have some out soon. i did work on one which i liked a lot and entered it for a competition, have a look at it here … http://yourshot.nationalgeographic.com/photos/8293414/ , feel free to comment, be it – or +, thks. regards, ken.
What a gorgeous shot, Ken-san! I haven’t logged on to (or updated) my NatGeo YourShot page in ages, so thanks for the reminder 🙂
thank you, ibara-san, japan is just gorgeous, which helps :). tried to look up your entries in natgeo but could not find any, what name/id do you use for natgeo? regards, ken.
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Anticipation, Takami-san, anticipation!
Thank you Rajiv-san! I wish him safe and happy life 🙂
I didn´t leave a comment here, so here it goes, what in thre world?….. Actually for me that bird (beautiful picture as always) seems to me that he or she, can you actually distinguish if it is a he or a she? Anyways, the bird to me seems like the Dalai Lama ( spelled that wrong), the “thing” seems it is in some sort of meditating space
I loved your comment, so funny and original 🙂 To answer your question, I can’t distinguish (he or she) until they grow bigger 😉
That´s why mother told me….
Thank you Sue 🙂
Just wonderful! Sensitive and beautiful.
Thank you Mr. Nico. Blessings to you and your family. And Happy Father’s Day in advance 🙂
Thank you Takami! That’s a wonderful blessing. Peace to you and yours.
So fuzzy and cute! Nice capture. 🙂
Thank you Laura. Very nice to have you stop by 🙂
Wonderful photo. Sweet baby.
Thank you Gigi. I wish him a safe and good life ❤
Wow, she’s wonderful your photo.
He may be an apprehension that little duck,
it begins in the life I wish him sweet
I wish you a beautiful Friday.
Thank you Herve. I wish him a healthy and good life too 🙂
So small and so cute ! 🙂 🙂
Very beautiful Takami !
Have a nice day , my dear friend! ❤
Yes, very cute! Thank you for your comment my friend ❤
I think being fearful is in the nature!
Yes, I agree! And it’s part of survival instinct as well 🙂
Looking at his eyes, I see trepidation but also hope that one day he will be up and flying 🙂 You’ve captured his thoughts right there 🙂 Have a great day Takami.
Thank you Randall. Yes he was nervous – as I’m sure I would have been – but as you say, there is hope that he’ll be flying the skies and off to new adventures 🙂
That’s a wonderful photo! Adorable duckling!
Thank you! Yes, ducklings are so adorable, especially this little duck 🙂
I think it’s trepidation. Poor thing is staying in place but it might not be the safest decision.
Yes, the expressions are so multi-layered and complex, it’s almost impossible to know what’s truly going on in their minds. Fortunately for this duckling, Mama Duck was not too far away.
A very sweet shot, dear Takami! I see anticipation with just a hit of trepidation ❤
Thank you Helen! The expressions on the faces of ‘kids’ never cease to amaze 🙂 ❤
Very well taken Takami. Great choice of f/stop to get that soft background. He/she is also ulta-cute! 🙂
Thank you Bob! So happy you could stop by 🙂
What a sweetheart. Another great shot Takami. I hope you are having a great summer.
Thank you friend. I love his expression. Our summer is turning out to be rather hot and muggy.
Our summer, after a couple days of a false start, went right back into winter, complete with cold temperatures and steady rain. The forecast says we’re in for hot weather beginning on Sunday, but with July about to begin, people really aren’t holding their breaths waiting any longer. If it comes it comes (so much for the much-vaunted “global warming”). Lol. I’m sure it will get here soon enough.
Too cute for words, Takami. You took a great photo!
Thank you Noelle 🙂
Such a sweet, adorable face! Takami, you have really captured the spirit of this animal; so lovely indeed. 🙂
Thank you Deb. All “kids” have such rich expressions 🙂
This image is so nice and lovely! The bokeh is perfect.
So glad you could stop by. I love ducklings (who doesn’t?) and this little brought a ray of sunshine during the rainy season 🙂 Thank you, as always, for your nice comment.
Thank you! 🙂
That’s just about the cutest little thing I’ve seen! ❤
Thank you Jill ❤ Ducklings always brighten my day 🙂
Thank you Kathy 🙂 Ducklings are adorable ❤
Dear me, what a cutie! Great job, Takami!
Thank you Inese! Ducklings are very cute indeed ❤
And soft 🙂
Thank you! All “kids” are cute, and I loved his expression.