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Copyright: Subhayan Mandal (shabsslg) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 107 W: 0 N: 127] (913)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2012-04-07
Categories: Birds
Camera: Pentax K-x, Pentax smc DA 55-300mm f/4-5.8 ED, Promaster HGX Protection 58mm
Exposure: f/7.1, 1/2500 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2012-04-07 7:23
Viewed: 2982
Points: 12
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Well, this bird is a gray heron - and feeds primarily on fish or aquatic life - but is also an opportunist - given a chance it will secretively forage into any passerine nest! Shall talk about it later.

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1 more stop increased Asbed, hope you will like it.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6442 W: 89 N: 15589] (65224)
  • [2012-04-07 15:39]

A very good in-flight capture,you weren't lucky whit the light underwings but the details are very good,majestic pose too.Have a nice Sunday and thanks,Luciano

Hello Subhayan,
fine in-flight capture of this heron with good sharpness and a nice gliding pose.
Best wishes,
Helmut

Hallo Subhayan
What a perfect example of grace is this Grey Heron in flight? What a beautiful image, with a peaceful feeling that surrounds it. You have captured its posture so beautifully, showing the details so well. The yellow eye displays so well against the blue sky as backdrop. Thanks for sharing. Best regards.
Anna

Hello Subhayan,
Spectacular composition with excellent clarity and fine details. It is a interesting image taken from a very good POV. Very nice species of birds difficult to shoot because they are very shy at least in my country....
Thanks for sharing!
Marius.

Hello Subhayan

Yes i noticed 1 more stop increased in ISO,
you can go au to ISO800, i would love to see
more details on the under parts of the wings
where is shadows but in the same time i love
the play of shadow and lights in the head's
part of the heron, TFS

Asbed

Ciao Subhayan, great capture of lovely heron in fantastic fly, perfect focus, excellent clarity, splendid light and colors, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

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