Mute

Photographing Swans is as difficult as photographing snow.

Mute Swan - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

They often appear bleached and featureless.

Mute Swan - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Or bedraggled and dirty.

Mute Swan - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Getting the exposure just right to make them look exactly like your eyes perceive them is a constant challenge.

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