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Good to be back after a few days off for a craft show, and then too much going on to get back on EPZ.

I think that the Great Blue is one of the most majestic birds I know, though its call is, at best, an inelegant sqawk, at worst, downright ugly.

Brand:OLYMPUS IMAGING CORP.
Camera:Olympus E-510
Lens:Olympus Zuiko 18-180 mm
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:18 Mar 2009 - 12:24 PM
Focal Length:114mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/3.5
Aperture:f/6.3
Shutter Speed:1/200sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Program AE
Metering Mode:Center-weighted average
Flash:Auto, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Great Blue Heron
Username:handlerstudio handlerstudio
Uploaded:23 May 2013 - 2:10 AM
Tags:Great blue heron, Wildlife / nature
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S_Psharma
S_Psharma  1 India1 Constructive Critique Points
23 May 2013 - 2:21 AM

Extremely beautiful and superb image.

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Jocelia
Jocelia e2 Member 3Jocelia vcard Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
23 May 2013 - 3:01 AM

So graceful and beautiful plumage….GrinGrinGrin

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
23 May 2013 - 3:17 AM

Great shot, like the colours in the water......Sandy

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debu
debu  4 India
23 May 2013 - 4:17 AM

Nicely captured.
debu

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
23 May 2013 - 4:32 AM

Great to have you back in circulation Peter ! Smile This is a lovely photo of this beautiful bird !! Fortunately beauty is not judged by the voice Smile

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tonyguitar
23 May 2013 - 5:27 AM

Elegant glowing light portrait. Good surrounds too. TG

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Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
23 May 2013 - 5:37 AM

Gorgeous! A really nice shot. IB

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ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2155 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
23 May 2013 - 5:50 AM

Wow Peter...what a stunning bird, great capture......really special

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johnke
johnke  154 forum posts South Africa9 Constructive Critique Points
23 May 2013 - 6:06 AM

I agree Peter they are an awesome bird to photograph, great shot..John

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widtink
widtink  2406 forum posts Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
23 May 2013 - 7:58 AM

Lovely detail in this image Smile Fantastic bird

Rod

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Nigeve1
Nigeve1 e2 Member 1624 forum postsNigeve1 vcard United Kingdom74 Constructive Critique Points
23 May 2013 - 8:30 AM

Well captured.

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Gypsyman
Gypsyman e2 Member 3659 forum postsGypsyman vcard England
23 May 2013 - 9:07 AM

A Top Class Capture. Eric.

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richmowil
richmowil e2 Member 5240 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
23 May 2013 - 10:44 AM

Super sharp and detailed image!! I like it a lot!!

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gallero
gallero e2 Member 3gallero vcard Venezuela
23 May 2013 - 1:44 PM

Usted capto la elegancia del animal de forma maravillosa.

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prabhusinha
prabhusinha e2 Member 6prabhusinha vcard India3 Constructive Critique Points
23 May 2013 - 2:44 PM

Superb

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GeorgePlatis
GeorgePlatis e2 Member 1GeorgePlatis vcard Greece1 Constructive Critique Points
23 May 2013 - 4:10 PM

Wonderful capture !
George

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 942 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
23 May 2013 - 4:31 PM

We have one that lives at the creek-- can't miss that squawk--- never gto a good image of him tho!
Have a great weekend!

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1881
1881  2 India
23 May 2013 - 6:15 PM

superb image here.


sanjeev

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mistercook
14 Jun 2013 - 12:06 AM

stunning shot ..I love Herons and they are hard models to capture haha ..I know this ..Wink

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