Flying high

img_4523 Paraglider with backing group of gannets; Muriwai Beach, NZ. Image: Su Leslie 2018

I’m not great with heights (or danger), so while part of me would love to experience the world the way that flying birds do, I don’t think I’ll be signing up for any of the adventure sports that involve hurling myself off a cliff with some ropes and a big hankie to keep me safe.

Posted to One Word Sunday | aerial

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DP Photo Challenge: magic, take 1

Close-up shot of gannet in flight, Muriwai, NZ. Image: Su Leslie

Gannet airborne, Muriwai, New Zealand. Image: Su Leslie, 2016

For we earth-bound humans, can there be anything more magical than flight?

Close up shot of gannet taking off from colony, Muriwai, NZ. Image: Su Leslie, 2016

Gannet taking off from colony, Muriwai, NZ. Image: Su Leslie, 2016

Silhouetted against the evening sky, gannets at the Muriwai Gannet Colony, New Zealand. Image: Su Leslie, 2016

Silhouetted against the evening sky, gannets at the Muriwai Gannet Colony, New Zealand. Image: Su Leslie, 2016

A little bit of nature’s magic, for the Daily Post Photo Challenge.