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Great Egret


Posted by Cindy Marple on Wed Jan 19, 2022 9:16 pm

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Great Egret 
Gilbert, Arizona
D500, 500mm, 1/3200, f/9, ISO640

Late afternoon light on the bird with the background in shadow meant it went black when the white bird was properly exposed.  

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by SantaFeJoe on Wed Jan 19, 2022 10:37 pm
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Perfect pose and great BG + light to showcase the Egret and prey. Really special image, Cindy. S curve adds dynamic feel. One of the images we all live to capture as wildlife photographers.

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by david fletcher on Thu Jan 20, 2022 2:02 am
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Excellent exposure control making a dynamic and strong image Cindy! The clarity on the head and thus the fish are first class.
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by Tusar Bhowmik on Thu Jan 20, 2022 3:06 am
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Excellent...!!! Light, pose , prey all are amazing.
 

by Des on Thu Jan 20, 2022 5:00 am
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Beautifully graphic, love it!
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by Cynthia Crawford on Thu Jan 20, 2022 5:19 am
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Just lovely- perfect exposure. Kind of feel sorry for the fish, softie that I am. ;) It looks so surprised...
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by Carol Clarke on Thu Jan 20, 2022 5:53 am
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Great shot, Cindy and perfect angle to see eyes of both the egret and the fish!

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by peter makuch on Thu Jan 20, 2022 8:39 am
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both subject's with the eye contact towards the lens, well timed CINDY.
 

by himadri roy on Thu Jan 20, 2022 9:27 am
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Awesome exposer & catch light on the fish. Great photograph.
 

by Karl Egressy on Thu Jan 20, 2022 11:01 am
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Excellent action shot. Greta position of the fish and bird.
 

by Axel Hildebrandt on Thu Jan 20, 2022 12:18 pm
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Great idea and neat to see both the fish and Egret's eye well.
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by ADKShooter on Fri Jan 21, 2022 4:45 pm
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SantaFeJoe wrote:
Perfect pose and great BG + light to showcase the Egret and prey. Really special image, Cindy. S curve adds dynamic feel. One of the images we all live to capture as wildlife photographers.

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+1. I agree with Joe on all counts.  I would add that the fish is oriented in the best position possible for your terrific image.
 

by gregc on Sat Jan 22, 2022 7:17 am
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Excellent. Exposure, framing, action.
 

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