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Heron off home!

By Lillian  
Heard this Heron before I saw him, swung camera up..hand held
this is what we have
...there were many of them in the Flamingo Park
in the Camargue. but was getting dark

What can I say but a huge Thank you to everyone who gave me their awards...thank you!

Now go take a look at the version I have put up so you can see the original photo...last image of stallions..
would you have still given your award I wonder?..maybe you would be feeling proud with me as I am
that I managed to do that!

Lillian

Tags: France General Heron Camargue In flight Wildlife and nature


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Comments


LynneJoyce Plus
7 20 99 United Kingdom
21 May 2014 7:10PM
Nice in flight capture. I love the way that their legs dangle behind them in flight.

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21 May 2014 7:13PM
Brilliant shot Lillian and wow I am amazed that you did all that. Did it take long? Looks like it might be raining on Sunday but so looking forward to it. Cathy
ColleenA Plus
3 315 3 Australia
21 May 2014 7:14PM
An excellent capture Lillian. Lucky you had it on such a fast shutter speed if you weren't planning to capture them. Love your title Grin
21 May 2014 7:19PM
Fine capture Lillian, nice timing,
Fred.
Lillian Plus
6 21 17 United Kingdom
21 May 2014 7:24PM
It was getting dark Colleen, and needed ISO up for other birds...fortunately
Lillian
21 May 2014 7:27PM
wow looks like an overgrown glider! superb shot
tomcat Plus
10 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
21 May 2014 7:31PM
No problem with the V2 on your previous Lillian

I just wish more folks would be honest enough, to describe how they managed some of their shotsSmile

Adrian
NDODS Plus
5 4.9k 125 United Kingdom
21 May 2014 7:36PM
Perfect formation...

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin
andylea 7 37 1 United Kingdom
21 May 2014 7:36PM
SmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile
Niknut Plus
6 1.2k 68 United Kingdom
21 May 2014 7:45PM
Beautiful !!......they're soooo graceful, & wonderful flyers !.Smile
All I can say first class




Billy
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
21 May 2014 7:48PM
Showing excellent camera skills, Lillian. Did you clone out the rope and person in this one as well? TongueGrinGrinGrin A nifty piece of processing (on your previous).

Dave
EMJAYCEE Plus
7 9 10 England
21 May 2014 7:50PM
Elegance in flight.
Joan.
Nikonuser1 Plus
3 20 10 United Kingdom
21 May 2014 7:59PM
Excellent in flight capture LillianSmile

Cliff
Lillian Plus
6 21 17 United Kingdom
21 May 2014 8:02PM
Thanks Dave
had a good laugh at that comment
used a see through lasso!Wink
PhilT2 Plus
6 323 21 England
21 May 2014 8:09PM
I had a look at your original version and all I can say is you grabbed every bit of detail and light into your rework, but in know way did you change the atmosphere of the shot from the camera............that is what I call quality processing. Well done Lillian.
This heron shot is a beauty........spot on detail
ali63 Plus
4 737 1 United Kingdom
21 May 2014 8:22PM
Excellent image,

Ali Grin
pamelajean Plus
10 951 1803 United Kingdom
21 May 2014 8:23PM
The heron in flight is very nice, Lillian, love the angle and the dangly feet.

I had a look at your previous V2 and can only say well done, and it was certainly worth the effort.
Great shot Lillian, such a large wingspan for a slim body.

Ruth
21 May 2014 8:46PM
Wonderful flight capture, Lillian!
George
Mollycat Plus
2 11 2 United Kingdom
21 May 2014 9:43PM
Something prehistoric about the shape. Another incredible capture by you Lillian.
Peter GrinGrinGrin
21 May 2014 10:17PM
Well captured.
Brilliant post-work on the last stallion image.
taggart Plus
11 46 12 United States
21 May 2014 10:22PM
EXcellent!

hand held! wow!
21 May 2014 10:24PM
Great IF capture, Lillian. Like the POV and its streamlined shape.

Fred
21 May 2014 10:33PM
Beautiful in-flight capture Lillian..Lin
Irishkate Plus
5 33 95 United Kingdom
21 May 2014 10:35PM
Superb timing and detailed image of the heron in flight.
Good to see original images and what you end up with.
Always a winner with you.
Kate GrinGrinGrin
morpheus1955 9 3 2 United Kingdom
21 May 2014 10:42PM
Superb inflight shot Lillian, excellent timinng and composition

Hugh
rontear Plus
13 8 7 England
21 May 2014 10:53PM
Spot on Lillian !! fills the frame.
Ron
21 May 2014 11:06PM
Wonderful capture,well done.
Martyn.
mikbee 9 3 8 Scotland
21 May 2014 11:07PM
I think it has a ''prehistoric'' look here Lillian !!
Super shot.
Mick.
CarolG Plus
9 193 18 Greece
22 May 2014 5:23AM
An excellent capture, Lillian. Carol
ugly Plus
8 5 57 United Kingdom
22 May 2014 6:33AM
Smile Smile Smile Smile Smile Smile Smile
22 May 2014 6:46AM
What a wing span the Heron has, with extra-long legs trailing behind.
Well done for this one, Lillian; all things considered, you did very well to capture it.

Simon
22 May 2014 7:32AM
Nicely captured Lillian Smile
Jan
Ayoob 4 Australia
22 May 2014 8:02AM
Excellent in flight capture , Lillian. ...GrinGrinGrin
A distinctive noise they make in flight, more elegant in flight than on the ground at times.

Dougie

no strings or impedimenta here Lillian.
22 May 2014 8:42AM
reminds me of concord excellent BIF capture Lillian as for your mods good for you there will be no living with you soon lol TongueWink

Graham
Maiwand Plus
9 3 71 England
22 May 2014 9:11AM
Excellent capture Lillian and a great change from your super horses.Fine shot.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron
22 May 2014 9:32AM
Brilliant!
fentiger Plus
14 916 23 England
22 May 2014 10:26AM
You have captured it just right.

Albert
22 May 2014 4:02PM
They're very slim and sleek looking, aren't they? And seeing them in flight like this really shows off how large their wings are. Excellent capture, Lillian, well done! Wink
Trev Smile
helenlinda Plus
8 343 22 United Kingdom
22 May 2014 4:07PM
Superb detailed capture Lillian SmileSmile
Helen
CaroleS Plus
5 414 3 United Kingdom
22 May 2014 4:42PM
A big wing span to get in shot, in flight - tried my hand at birds of prey at the weekend, got some fantastic shots of the blue sky with just a wing tip in viewSad
A quick reaction on your part getting such a super shot.
Carole
22 May 2014 5:28PM
Fabulous shot Lillian, you must really have strained you Neck to get this one. Well done.

John Smile
Chinga Plus
5 1 1 United Kingdom
25 May 2014 12:00AM
WONDERFUL!
Love to see the wing span... WOW!
IB
Glostopcat Plus
10 255 2 England
26 May 2014 4:20PM
An excellent opportunistic capture, what an impressive wingspan he has

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