This is my image for Leanne Cole’s Monochrome Madness, Week 18. Check out the link if you’re interested in seeing some great black and white shots.
I photographed this mute swan while I was in Geneva, Switzerland, last winter. There is always quite a collection of them along with various types of geese, ducks and of course, gulls. The water is so clear and pristine-looking that in the shallows they almost appeared to be floating on air.