dove descending

dove descending
2016/07/24 13:24 – NIKON D600 + 70.0-300.0 mm f/4.5-5.6 lens at 170 mm 35mm eq., f/11, 1/1000 sec, ISO 3200

Dove Descending – Collared dove landing on a perch next to a feeder in a garden in Castricum, NL.

The title is inspired by the final poem of T.S. Eliot’s “The Four Quartets”: “Little Gidding”, part IV of which begins with the lines:
“The dove descending breaks the air
With flame of incandescent terror…”