You wouldn't believe that this was taken with a wide angle lens, from a tripod :). I was standing so close, but the swan didn't moved at all for a minute, and when I took the shot it went into the water. It really looked, like it was just posing for the shot :)
I went a little stronger on the HDR processing than usually, but as I was editing the photo I saw a certain painterly look to it, so I went with it.
HDR from a single RAW (few parts from a second) taken with Canon 450D with Sigma 10-20mm lens, from a tripod.