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Posted by Biru Mitra on Thu Jul 25, 2019 12:22 pm

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This is an image with a peculiar story. This guy was quietly perched on the pole but was inside deep vegetation. Tall grass was coming in between the lens and the subject. I was in a boat and was trying to approach the bird. But the fear of the bird discovering me and flying away made me creep on the mud so that I might remain unnoticed by him for as long as possible. And in an attempt to do so, he eventually discovered me and flew away. I murmured " Oh stuff !!! " :-D

Shot with Nikon D7000 + Nikon 300 mm f/4 ( Non-VR ) + 1.4X TC

1 / 2000s

f / 7.1

ISO 640 

At focal length 420 mm. 

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by Karl Egressy on Thu Jul 25, 2019 1:36 pm
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Nice image, I really like the background, it is a painterly one.
 

by Ron Day on Thu Jul 25, 2019 2:58 pm
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Unique capture, and I agree that the background looks like a painting.
 

by cwdavis on Thu Jul 25, 2019 6:45 pm
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Talk about lightening your load ... ! :)
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by Cynthia Crawford on Thu Jul 25, 2019 7:07 pm
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"Stuff happens!" Nice shot anyway- seems to be common with osprey.
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by david fletcher on Fri Jul 26, 2019 12:09 pm
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Lovely softness looking through the vegetation. Super work
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by Carol Clarke on Fri Jul 26, 2019 4:24 pm
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Great capture of the pose and classic projectile poop, Biru! Beautiful background too.

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