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Egrets in the Mist, #1 of 3


Posted by ADKShooter on Wed Sep 08, 2021 12:20 pm

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Nikon D810, Nikon 300mm F2.8
ISO 400, 1/2000s, F 6.3, Beanbag from car.

Two years ago at this time of year I took an annual drive to Montezuma Wildlife Refuge in Upstate NY in order to look for migrating herons and ducks.  Instead, partly because it was so cool and calm, it was completely enveloped in thick fog for the entire morning. Since it was a 3 hour drive I stayed for 4 hours and took the brief opportunities that presented themselves. This is the first of a 3 shot series in the fog.

Please click for higher resolution, but it will not appear very sharp due to the fog.

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by david fletcher on Wed Sep 08, 2021 12:40 pm
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Love the serene and calm mood. Wonderful duet. Cracking image Warren.
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by peter makuch on Wed Sep 08, 2021 1:14 pm
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I like the mood in this capture, nice job WARREN.
 

by Craig Lipski on Wed Sep 08, 2021 2:02 pm
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Awesome mood set here. Love the comp and almost monochromatic feel.
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by Axel Hildebrandt on Wed Sep 08, 2021 2:52 pm
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Great composition and I like the foggy setting.
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by Carol Clarke on Wed Sep 08, 2021 4:21 pm
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Perfect composition, mood and dreamy feel to this beautiful image, Warren! It would make a lovely print.

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by paul fletcher on Wed Sep 08, 2021 9:06 pm
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A wonderful photo, Warren, with a " dream-like ", quality to it.
 

by Cynthia Crawford on Fri Sep 10, 2021 4:37 pm
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Beautiful mood shot- so soft and serene. Worth the trip!
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by ADKShooter on Sat Sep 11, 2021 3:13 pm
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Thank you so much for the EP. I submitted these fog enveloped egret images as a change of pace so I'm a bit surprised they received such a nice reaction. Very much appreciated.
 

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