Sky Rats: Surprisingly Interesting Photos of Pigeons

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Getting a great photograph isn't always a factor of finding the most spectacular subject to shoot. While you might be forgiven for thinking that images of the humble pigeon could be quite boring, the fact remains that a good photographer can make an interesting photo of a mundane subject. These photographs of pigeons, affectionately known by many as “sky rats,” shows what can be done with some photographic skill.

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Going home to roost by Steve-h, on Flickr

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city wildlife by Pixel Addict, on Flickr

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darkness I by notsogoodphotography, on Flickr

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Victoria Crowned Pigeon by digitalART2, on Flickr

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Walking by K.Hurley, on Flickr

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Waiting for girlfriends by Jsome1, on Flickr

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Upwards by Steve-h, on Flickr

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Australian Top Notch Pigeon by aussiegall, on Flickr

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Spread Your Wings by Nazer K, on Flickr

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Pigeon – Budapest 04 by Jennifer R. Graevell Photography, on Flickr

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Good, Bad & Ugly ! by NJ.., on Flickr

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Watching you…watching me…. by law_keven, on Flickr

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bird lady by striatic, on Flickr

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Sunbathing (DSC_0099) by Schristia, on Flickr

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rubbish lord by mugley, on Flickr

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Pigeons by luigi morante, on Flickr

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To be, or not to be by NJ.., on Flickr

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Who aaare youuuu….? by | spoon |, on Flickr

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Wrinkled by Steve-h, on Flickr

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Boo! by MSVG, on Flickr

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A Pigeon life – De Beauvoir by fabbio, on Flickr

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Quintet by tanakawho, on Flickr

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looking for a bride by Outburner, on Flickr

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The Famous Pidgeon of Dortmund by LordFerguson, on Flickr

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To you … by Claudio Gennari …”Cogli l'attimo ferma il tempo”, on Flickr

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God Loved the Birds by Lel4nd, on Flickr

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flights by Nesster, on Flickr

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Image by Vladislav Nikonov

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Valzer Mélancolique by Geomangio, on Flickr

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30 days of 85mm by Photography King ♛, on Flickr

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pigeon wire again by Nesster, on Flickr

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Geez by elsamuko, on Flickr

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Rob is the founder of Light Stalking. His love for photography started as a child with a Kodak Instamatic and pushed him into building this fantastic place all these years later, and you can get to know him better here.
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Camera: Nikon D810
Lenses: Nikkor 14-24 f/2.8, Nikkor 50mm f/1.8

Photos really nice ! great collection! Now you gave me ideas to make collection on any subject to photograph. I have a collection of photos of a toad on my facebook. In different poses.

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