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Ardea Cinerea
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Copyright: Pascal DM (Platypus) Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 29 W: 0 N: 39] (280)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2005-12-17
Categories: Birds
Camera: Nikon D70, Nikkor 80-400mm VR
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/45 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
Date Submitted: 2005-12-30 13:18
Viewed: 3357
Points: 6
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Grey Heron - Héron cendré

Once again another shot of a grey heron... as it was in the good range for a decent photo.

The bird is not sitting on the branch but standing right behind !

You can find info about that bird on my previous post :
http://www.treknature.com/gallery/Europe/France/photo36577.htm


Edit :
I chose not to do a tight crop around the bird. I like the surrounding elements and their geometry... It looks as if the heron is just another object in the scene...

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To Dave: Thanks for you comments !Platypus 1 12-30 20:04
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Very good shot. Though I would compose him differently.
Look to workshop.

It greeting from Polish

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  • Dave Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 503 W: 43 N: 657] (2178)
  • [2005-12-30 19:27]
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Hi Pascal,
I usually like a tight crop also as Marx showed us, but sometimes the surrounding elements enhance the shot. I think you made a good choice with this one. It all looks very good to me just like you have it.
Nice picture!
Thanks for sharing,
Dave
ps May you have a very happy new year!

Great shot. I like the composition.

Nice job

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