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STOCK: Red Kite (Milvus Milvus) in flight - alpha by netzephyr
STOCK: Red Kite (Milvus Milvus) in flight - alpha
Free stock image (cut out with an alpha transparency layer behind), click the download link to use for free commercial or personal use, (c) Chris D'Agorne 2016

Red Kite flying over RSPB Otmoor Nature Reserve in Oxfordshire, England.

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The following is taken from my blog site here: www.46sticks.com

The car swings like a ship down the steep mountain road, tacking violently from side to side. Music pumps through the speakers and cool air flows from the vents inside. Outside, heat wraps round the car, crushing in from the roasting road below and the setting sun above. As the sky blue PT Cruiser flies towards the bottom of a Mediterranean valley, it slows, the brakes slam on and it crashes onto a dusty track to the left of the road.

After a while, the doors creak open and two travellers stumble out. They've seen it all- the seven-lane freeways of San Francisco; the awe-inspiring vistas of the Big Sur coastline; the smashing, crashing, booming waves of the Pacific, carrying the lithe bodies of sea otters and seals- but here in this valley, they've found something new.

Down by the stream, they paddle through smooth, warm currents, cruising between giant boulders. Lime-green frogs bounce from hot rocks into the algae below. As they walk through the water, slipping and sliding on the weeds, they chatter about the views, the days that have passed and those yet to come. Harsh words occasionally surface, but these pass swiftly, sinking rapidly from memory.

Two miles further along a violently bumpy track, garnished with sharp stones and light brown dust, they find a campsite. Beside it, the warm waters slow and deepen, providing a refuge for shoals of dirty brown fish, each more plump and tasty-looking than the last. Above the tents and vehicles, low scrub and desert-trees stretch up into the sky on either side of the steep valley. Later, these same slopes frame a perfectly black sky, the stars grains of shining sand scattered across the velvet night.

We drift off to sleep, our thoughts disturbed only occasionally by the interesting smells emanating from the composting toilet.
  • Listening to: Florence + the Machine
  • Reading: Sebastian Faulks
  • Watching: Milk (film starring Sean Penn)
  • Playing: with the Gerbils
  • Eating: cheap stuff from ASDA
  • Drinking: very little

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monster-manifest Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Used one of your stock images in a photomanipulation. I hope you like it. :hug: monster-manifest.deviantart.co… :D
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LivingDeadSmurf Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
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I used your stock here. :D
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Neitin Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
i used your stock  here neitin.deviantart.com/art/Rave…
Thanks  so much for sharing :) (Smile) 
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williamkterry Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2014  Professional General Artist
I used your stock in this project. Thank you : williamkterry.deviantart.com/a…
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Eskoplja Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2014  Student General Artist
Used your stock here, thanks :rose:

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randomly-insane-com Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Used your stock here randomly-insane-com.deviantart… thank you!!!
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skinnylittleschizo Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Used your stock here skinnylittleschizo.deviantart.…
Thanks very much!
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DeAngeloSmith Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks for the fav
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MrMUDAG Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2013
used your stock here mrmudag.deviantart.com/art/D-2…   Raising Hat Emoticon 
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Used your stock here: equineringjousting.deviantart.…
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