Someone or something, somewhere, is waiting

Challenge #1 in the Jaysen dog-foods challenges series. Hosted by Jaysen Marais.
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Waiting for the bus, waiting for inspiration, waiting to be used or just waiting for something better to come along. Who (or what) is waiting, why and what for is up to you, but your photo has to convey a clear sense that your subject is in some way incomplete. Oh, and no borders!
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I was shooting a family of ducks at the Bronte harbor in Oakville, ON - Canada when I spotted this parent duck following its little one. Suddenly, the little one jumps out of the water and on the nearby rock and starts shaking the water off its wings. The parent duck then jumps right next to the young one, patiently waiting for it to finish...
Submitted: Friday, 23rd January, 2009 23:15 (GMT)
Taken: Monday, 7th July, 2008
Focal length: 200 mm
Shutter speed: 1/100 sec
Aperture: F2.8
ISO: 128
Notes: Flash exposure comp. -2.
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