How do you capture wind? by gilbertwood

How do you capture wind?

With near gale force winds today, I headed to the beach trying to capture it. I then spotted these terns all facing the wind and decided it was appropriate!
OK...I now have the song, "Turn Turn Turn" running through my head! You could also title this "Shunned" or Tern Butts"! (Do you think it's time for me to call it a night and get some sleep?!) VERY cool photo, Denise...I've never seen so many birds that weren't sea gulls on one spot!
February 14th, 2018  
Lovely image!
February 14th, 2018  
Just like the way they are all facing the same way
February 14th, 2018  
@Weezilou I love that song too!! And I love your titles as well :)
February 14th, 2018  
A fabulous photo and a great way of capturing the wind.
February 14th, 2018  
Very nice seascape with birds!
February 14th, 2018  
Usually they are all facing the wind
February 14th, 2018  
I never noticed this phenomena among birds. I guess they act like airplanes when on take-off. Beautiful scene and capture.
February 14th, 2018  
Interesting question Denise birds don't have to land into wind like aircraft but do tend to takeoff into wind but not always, suspect a brolly flying down the beach would help, lol:)
February 14th, 2018  
Many terns waiting their turn to takeoff :)
February 14th, 2018  
They literally “have to stand their ground” against those winds. Wonderful capture!
February 14th, 2018  
they do look hunkered down, they're a photogenic bird! lovely shot.
February 14th, 2018  
So interesting, and I hope they're not as miserable as I would be!
February 14th, 2018  
Nice work. Great scene and cool waves.
February 14th, 2018  
Without trees it would have to be creative!
February 14th, 2018  
That's quite a gathering of terns Denise, lovely capture :)
February 14th, 2018  
Great dynamic composition with wonderful natural colors and clarity
February 14th, 2018  
Great capture and lovely with the rough sea behind.
February 14th, 2018  
Wow cool shot...............love those waves!
February 14th, 2018  
Super capture with great layers
February 14th, 2018  
A magical capture, you did exceptionally well!
February 14th, 2018  
Lovely wintery capture
February 14th, 2018  
Wonderful capture
February 14th, 2018  
nicely done!
February 14th, 2018  
A super capture
February 14th, 2018  
what a great image!
February 14th, 2018  
@craftymeg Sad thing here is it is still summer!!!
@pcoulson Some were attempting to fly off but literally went backwards!! Would have been interesting to video them :) Lucky no brolly girls were there or they would have flown off into the never-never!!


@joansmor
February 14th, 2018  
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Gorgeous picture!
February 14th, 2018  
You have captured wind so well
February 14th, 2018  
Love the Terns and those waves!
February 14th, 2018  
Wonderful capture
February 15th, 2018  
And look at the height of those waves! Wow.
February 15th, 2018  
Wow, from those waves, must have really been windy. Great shot.
February 15th, 2018  
Wow ...That's a lot of birds, and those waves are beautiful!
February 15th, 2018  
Amazing shot! And now I have seen some real terns. In my sailing days one of the popular boats was called the flying tern, and I never knew what that was. Thanks for answering that long unanswered question!
February 15th, 2018  
so many terns ... love the waves
February 15th, 2018  
What a great shot Denise. And I love that you've caught one bird in the air.
February 15th, 2018  
A great idea to catch the wind.
February 15th, 2018  
@stray_shooter My pleasure to be able to help you Ron :) I'll have to get a nice close up for you too - on a calm day!!
February 15th, 2018  
Capturing the wind is tricky for sure. I see it in the crashing waves though and these fellows certainly look like they're cold. Good shot!
February 15th, 2018  
Looks like one is still trying to brave wind! Great shot of them all!
February 15th, 2018  
Great photo.
February 16th, 2018  
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