S is for …

This flamingo was posing in perfect flamingo fashion in the Hong Kong Botanical and Zoological gardens. The S-shape formed by its head and neck is reminiscent of the sort of heading you see in children’s alphabet books.

Taken in pre-digital days with a Canon EOS3 and Canon 300mm f2.8L IS lens using Fuji Provia transparency film and also in pre-bird flu days – since then the fencing in the park has ruined getting good shots of the inhabitants.