White Egret inflight

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  1. EricD

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    White Egret flying back to the nest.........
    70-200MM Nikkor F2.8 ED, IF, VR lens
    ISO 400
    1/1250 sec
    F8
    200MM focal length


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    Nice and sharp there! My buddy from Olympus mentioned to me Details in the highlights are important and that if you can manage details on the whites while still maintaining great contrast and color throught the image, then you have been pretty successful. You have done this.
     
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    What a beautiful bird!
     
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    Very nice shot really showing those beautiful white wings and great feather detail,well done !!!!!!
     
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    Eric
    The lighting from above passing through the wings. The detail, including the bud of the twig. Your layout of the egret on the page, leading his front edge just enough.
    Nicely done!
     
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    excellent capture!
     
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    Perfect!
     
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    Proves that 200mm is enough reach to get fantastic bird shots!

    I need to get down to Magnolia Plantation again in SC for their rookery

    ~Michael~
     
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    Great shot! I'll be visiting our local Rookery this weekend! This gets me pumped for it!
    Thanks for sharing.
     
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    Agreed
     
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    yes 200mm works well...but remember I was only about 30 ft away from the inflight line this bird was taking! Would have used a 500MM but I was able to get so close it was not needed!!:mrgreen:
     
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    Greetings Eric. A decent image from start to finish. Very nice.
     

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