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This is Harry the very patient Heron, who allowed me to use him as a portable (sometimes too portable!) foreground one evening whilst I was on my honeymoon in the Maldives last week...

8 second exposure using the big stopper!!!

Large is well LARGE if you're interested Smile

Den

Camera:Canon EOS 5D MkII
Lens:17-40mm F4 L
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Harry
Username:Dennis_Bromage Dennis_Bromage
Uploaded:2 Nov 2010 - 4:27 PM
Tags:Landscape / travel, Wildlife / nature
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pmorgan
pmorgan  8217 forum posts England13 Constructive Critique Points
2 Nov 2010 - 4:30 PM

Classy stuff mate, and congratulations!

Had my 17th anniversary a couple of weeks ago - wouldn't change a thing!!!

Rgds
Paul

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cdm36
cdm36  10391 forum posts England7 Constructive Critique Points
2 Nov 2010 - 4:32 PM

Cant even see where you've nailed him down Dennis Wink

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Imagephotographics

Beautiful image !

Chris

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jeb2012
jeb2012  5 United Kingdom
2 Nov 2010 - 4:36 PM

A excellent capture

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rpba18205
rpba18205 e2 Member 5rpba18205 vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
2 Nov 2010 - 4:44 PM

Large is beautiful. First class.
Rob

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DarylH
DarylH  442 forum posts United Kingdom
2 Nov 2010 - 4:46 PM

A very patient heron. Nice one. Hope you both enjoyed the honeymoon.

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MrsS
MrsS  84527 forum posts England18 Constructive Critique Points
2 Nov 2010 - 5:16 PM

You were allowed to take your camera????? Wink

Congrats on both the wedding AND the HC, Den Smile

F x

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MarkBauer
MarkBauer  4127 forum posts1 Constructive Critique Points
2 Nov 2010 - 5:25 PM

Cracking shot.

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Dennis_Bromage


Quote: You were allowed to take your camera?????

You can't go to a desert island paradise and not take your camera can you?????


Thanks for the votes and to Pete for the HC. I loved this the moment I made the exposure but I have to admit I didn't think it would do to well on here. Very pleasantly surprised Smile

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fraser
fraser  10631 forum posts Scotland14 Constructive Critique Points
2 Nov 2010 - 5:33 PM

Great shot and worthy of the award. Can't believe the heron stayed so still for the picture.
Fraser

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Dennis_Bromage


Quote: Can't believe the heron stayed so still for the picture

It took me (I think) 5 exposures to get him totally sharp but he was incredibly still, waiting for dinner to swim past, or waiting for one of the many baby Black Tip Reef Sharks to chase dinner to him more like it actually!!!!!

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LeighRebecca
2 Nov 2010 - 6:33 PM

Congrats on the wedding, and on the HC Smile

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HUMIE
HUMIE  7 United Kingdom
2 Nov 2010 - 6:54 PM

Superb image....congrats on the wedding too.

*Mike*

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VINAI_OF_THE_BOSTON_RED_SOX

Landscape and wildlife in one! Great shot, and a fantastic portfolio

Vinai

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Ian-Munro  7200 forum posts Wales15 Constructive Critique Points
2 Nov 2010 - 8:24 PM

Congrats mate on both Wink

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Morgs
Morgs  6 Wales62 Constructive Critique Points
2 Nov 2010 - 10:19 PM

Superb. Congrats!!

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PaulLiley
PaulLiley  5 United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
2 Nov 2010 - 11:01 PM

Great composition. Paul

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oldgii  5 Canada
2 Nov 2010 - 11:07 PM

beautiful silky water in this excellent shot.......the best....5 star!!

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Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 1068 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
3 Nov 2010 - 5:52 AM

The Heron stands incredibly still and helped this lovely image along.

Dougie

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dmhuynh72
dmhuynh72 e2 Member 628 forum postsdmhuynh72 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
3 Nov 2010 - 9:48 AM

That is a great place to spend your honeymoon Den. Congratulations.

This is a lovely image too.

regards
Yung

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Jayaco
Jayaco  4 United States
3 Nov 2010 - 1:04 PM

love the contrast and pinpointed focal on the heron!

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MarkT
MarkT  10119 forum posts England2 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2010 - 7:37 AM

Great shot Dennis.

Hope you had a superb wedding day and honeymoon!

Cheers

Mark.

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BarbaraR
BarbaraR  8 England1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2010 - 7:39 AM

Many Congrats ..
On this fine shot and your marriage.

B.

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martinl
martinl e2 Member 11255 forum postsmartinl vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
5 Nov 2010 - 10:06 AM

Congrats on both counts Den.
Smile

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