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Little-bittern


Little-bittern
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Copyright: JeanMarie Mouveroux (Nephrotome2) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 599 W: 60 N: 660] (2538)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2011-07-31
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon EOS 50D, Canon 70-200mm f/ 2.8 L IS USM, (digital), Canon 2x extender II
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/1000 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2011-07-31 15:17
Viewed: 3005
Points: 14
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Little-bittern
Blongio nain
Woudaap
Ixobrychus minutus

Almighty push: going to the next branch.

I was surprised the 1/1000 didn't freeze the legs. But I don't mind: it shows the motion and other parts are sharp enough.

This one is a male.

The amount of little bitterns has drastically decreased during the last decades.

Thank you for looking

Jean-Marie

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JeanMarie, great shot of the little heron taken off. Bill

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  • Alex99 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4072 W: 133 N: 7096] (23735)
  • [2011-07-31 21:27]

Hi Jean-Marie.
Your picture is very impressive and pictured moment is wonderful. I try to shoot birds always and to catch such moment is too difficulty. Of course, shutter speed 1/1000 is too slow to freeze the movement completely. However, you are right. Such kind blurriness of the legs underlines to movement perfectly. Cropping is very good and your lens produced fine bokeh. My compliments and TFS.
Alexei.

Hi JeanMarie,
What a shot. The feather detail is sharp enough and the eye seemed to be your focus point which is clear. Great BG.
Regards,
Carl

excellent photograph with wonderful timing. good work. tfs.

Bonjour Jean-Marie,
Très bonne maitrise du couple vitesse/profondeur de champ permettant d'apprécier la finesse deds détails.
A bientôt sur TN pour de nouvelles aventures.
Gérard

Excelente luz, excelentes colores,fondo, en cuadre--- y momento.

Una gran fotografía Jean Marie !

Saludos: Josep Ignasi.

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  • anel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3053 W: 3 N: 8715] (40574)
  • [2012-04-11 4:34]

Bonjour Jean-Marie,
Très contente de recevoir un commentaire de ta part..cela faisait bien longtemps!!
Un grand merci.
Une image que j'avais manquée, mais qui par son dynamisme est intéresssante et charmante. Tu as cliqué au bon moment!
J'espère aussi que tu nous reviendras avec de nouvelles photos!
Amicalement
Anne

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