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Great Egret in the Marsh - II

Posted by
Bill Brown (California, United States) on 1 February 2012 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

Captured with the 800mm lens.

Canon EOS-1D Mark IV 1/750 second F/11.0 ISO 200 800 mm

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Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Well, they sure got the word out about the wonder-potential of the kit, huh ?! Envy and an empty pocket here . . . sigh . .

1 Feb 2012 8:49am

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

Nice capture

1 Feb 2012 8:57am

@Nigel: Thanks Nigel!

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

Wow, incredible capture!

1 Feb 2012 9:32am

@Ana Lúcia: Thank you Ana!

Anthony Morgan Lambert from Bielefeld,old West wales boy., Germany

I wanna have a go with the 800mm lens,fantastic capture.

1 Feb 2012 10:01am

@Anthony Morgan Lambert: Thanks for your comments Anthony. I 'd like to get another opportunity with the 800mm.

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

This is spectacular Bill! Always nice to have great toys to play with! ;-))

1 Feb 2012 1:57pm

@Eric Cousineau: Thanks Eric, and these were some really fine toys.

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

This is beautiful, Bill. Great shot...I think about all the oportunites I had to visit the wetlands around Galt and missed out on so many because back in those days, I was not "into" photography like I am now...too bad...Another item for the bucket list I guess;-) Great job here ;-)

1 Feb 2012 3:23pm

@Denny Jump Photo: Thanks Denny! You know, I've been in this area almost 25 years and this was my first time in that area. Then again, I have not tried to much bird photography because I didn't have a long enough lens.

Marie LC from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

Beautiful bird and beautiful capture

1 Feb 2012 5:47pm

@Marie LC: Thanks Marie!

Lena from San Francisco, United States

Beautiful image.......

1 Feb 2012 6:41pm

@Lena: Thanks Lena!

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Beautiful! I think this is my favorite so far.

1 Feb 2012 11:17pm

@Elaine Hancock: Thank you Elaine!

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Wow, what an elegant bird!

2 Feb 2012 9:54pm

@Steve Rice: Indeed! This was one of my favorite shots of the day.

Retalls de Vida from Barcelona (Catalunya), Andorra

buen retrato!
salut

4 Feb 2012 1:00pm

Linda from Riga/Sigulda, Latvia

very beautiful, the seemingly soft focus even makes the bird look more delicate and the grass/bushes create a great frame

4 Feb 2012 9:02pm

Canon EOS-1D Mark IV
1/750 second
F/11.0
ISO 200
800 mm

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