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American Bittern Flight


Posted by Paul Rossi on Thu Nov 08, 2018 9:44 pm

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Taken in Michigan's Eastern Upper Peninsula

Canon EOS 1D Mark 2 + 600mm IS lens
1/3200 sec, f/6.3
Mode: Manual
Metering: Multi-segment
ISO: 400


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by Ron Day on Thu Nov 08, 2018 11:48 pm
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A real beauty, Paul. Super flight pose, excellent plumage detail, and lovely complementary background. A great avian photograph!
 

by joem on Fri Nov 09, 2018 5:47 am
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Excellent shot Paul, not easy getting these birds inflight.
 

by LynnS on Fri Nov 09, 2018 11:58 am
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Paul, now that's a tough shot to get, especially with the good angle you got, as they sometimes come bursting out without warning!  Super nice flight angle, pose and complementary BG.  Neat to see the trailing feet.
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by Karl Egressy on Fri Nov 09, 2018 5:53 pm
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Beauty flight shot.
 

by peter makuch on Fri Nov 09, 2018 6:07 pm
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a very perfect one from beck to the feet and the added earth tone bg color is a bonus.
 

by tinyfishy on Fri Nov 09, 2018 7:57 pm
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Great in-flight capture of this secretive species...Lovely flight pose and BG.
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by david fletcher on Sat Nov 10, 2018 1:51 pm
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this is quite beautiful Paul. love the colour scheme
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by Mako_Elite on Sat Nov 10, 2018 2:03 pm
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Nice Bittern shot Paul! These shots are hard to get. Beautiful capture.

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by himadri roy on Sun Nov 11, 2018 1:59 am
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Magnificent photograph. Congrats.
 

by Carol Clarke on Sun Nov 11, 2018 11:41 am
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Everything comes together here, Paul. Beautiful!

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