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Great Blue Heron Using Stick 2

Great Blue Heron Using Stick 2
Photo Information
Copyright: Alan Kolnik (Alan_Kolnik) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 236 W: 38 N: 343] (2616)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2011-03-13
Categories: Birds
Camera: Nikon D7000, Nikkor 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6 D ED VR
Exposure: f/8, 1/250 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2011-03-14 7:17
Viewed: 3154
Points: 14
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
This is another shot of this heron that was dropping sticks into the water apparently to stir up food. It has just dipped its beak into the water to grab something that it saw there.
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To PaulLees: I wish it had been a fish!Alan_Kolnik 1 03-14 16:24
To nagraj: Not a fishAlan_Kolnik 1 03-14 07:47
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Good catch of this heron catching a fish. tfs.

hi Alan - a good capture with great sharpness. TFS

A fine heron capture while feeding, with a good reflection Alan, good, contrasty BG emphasizes the beauty of the bird.

Great action Alan, fabulous nature shot with the heron doing something,

Lovely color texture, sharp and a very pleasing picture, (i must be honest, at first i also thought it was a fish), TFS,


hi Alan,
bright, clear and very sharp. Good quality pic. Well done

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  • uleko Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3396 W: 172 N: 3310] (10940)
  • [2011-03-14 12:39]

Hello Alan,
Fantastic and very well-timed capture of this Heron with a nice reflection in the water. Great sharpness and beautiful light and colours. Very well framed too.
TFS and best regards, Ulla

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2011-03-14 14:44]

Hello Alan,
Interesting photo in beautiful natural colours. Good sharpness and composition.

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