1 shot and I knew the shutter would scare him off....

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  1. BuZzZeRkEr

    BuZzZeRkEr TPF Noob!

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    Beautifull bird......I'm thinking it's a blue heron, but I don't know much about birds. I got so close to this guy I knew the sound of the shutter would send him flying off....and it did. Here's the one shot I got.....

    Any comments welcome

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  2. kundalini

    kundalini Been spending a lot of time on here!

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    Love this. The sharpness of the bird and the blur of the background is very pleasing. I wish the second vine was behind the bird's head though. The colors are great. The watermark is annoying though.
     
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    You made your one shot really count! I love it. His greenish eyes are really cool looking too.
     
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    I absolutely love the one shot you got! Lucky you even got that close... I attempted to capture the exact same type of bird one foggy morning in the stream that we lived near... he flew alway as I was turning my camera on :(

    BTW, you are correct. That is a Great Blue Heron. Very skittish birds from my experience.

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  5. LaFoto

    LaFoto Just Corinna in real life Staff Member Supporting Member

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    You were lucky with the one and only shot you got! The reflecting sky in the water is a perfect backdrop, the colour is very intense. Focus is right and so is exposure, and he seems to even pose for your just a little.

    That watermark of yours is quite, quite distracting...
     
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    Very nice :D
     
  7. BuZzZeRkEr

    BuZzZeRkEr TPF Noob!

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    Thanks for the kind words everyone.

    Yes, that watermark is annoying...I forgot to resize it after I stuck it on there. I'll have to re-do it when I'm not feeling too lazy :mrgreen:
     
  8. crystal_lynn

    crystal_lynn I am sure I sound childish

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    That is beautiful! Good job!
     
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    Beautiful shot, I love the blue sky reflecting in the water. Nice.
     
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    beautiful picture. I am hoping to get some nice shots today as I am heading to our local zoo with the misses. hope I can get shots at least half as nice as yours. also going to try out my new 55-200mm lens.
     
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    Nice shot, composition is nice and exposure is perfect. It's always hard to catch wildlife, that's why I shoot people.
     

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