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Shakin' All Over

By alpha788
Back from a summer break from forums and posting - missed epz a lot but needed a short break to do other things. Thanks to those who sent me messages - yes, I'm still alive Smile

This Great Blue Heron was taken in extremely harsh light, but the spray effect it created when it tried to shake the fish into submission was neat, so I decided to keep it notwithstanding the light and slight blur caused by all that motion. I thought the title was appropros considering it's the 30th anniversary of Elvis' death.

Will try to get back into the routine of things in the next little while. It's good to be back!

Cheers,

Stan

Tags: General Close-up and macro Wildlife and nature

Voters: SamGillespie, snapper036, rusmi and 59 more

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Comments


SamGillespie 10 94 United Kingdom
17 Aug 2007 6:44PM
Stunning capture. Nicely timed.
Sam

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rusmi 12 35 1 United Kingdom
17 Aug 2007 6:44PM
great capture, like the details of the heron+fish and the splash of water, click
TOM
Excellent action shot. A stunning photo. JNC
bunbeam 10 2 United Kingdom
17 Aug 2007 6:57PM
superb, perfect timing
bunSmile
bigheart. 12 9 United Kingdom
17 Aug 2007 7:01PM
Great capture

Steve
TyChee Plus
11 275 1 United States
17 Aug 2007 7:16PM
Awesome capture! Love those flying droplets of water!
Ty
Maiwand Plus
9 3 71 England
17 Aug 2007 7:24PM
Hi Stan.
Nice to see your work again. Back with a great shot.Strong light has caught the splashes from the head excellently.
Ron
cats_123 Plus
12 4.5k 26 Northern Ireland
17 Aug 2007 7:34PM
wonderful lighting

jeff
Mavis Plus
14 143 2 England
17 Aug 2007 7:52PM
Wonderful to see you posting your stunning images again Stan . A great capture , just love the water drops xx
DiegoDesigns 10 117 6 United Kingdom
17 Aug 2007 8:21PM
Good to see you back amongst us Stan, and what a sparkling piece this is, glad to hear you're keeping well...

Dave
terry_cavner 11 332 United Kingdom
17 Aug 2007 8:49PM
Un-believaable....JUST lOVE iT !!!
17 Aug 2007 9:10PM
Fantastic image, the quality of the light is amazing. Well caught!
Chris
Kool_Kat 10 166 United Kingdom
17 Aug 2007 10:18PM
Nice to have you back Stan
Love the shot
Kath
JohnDyer 10 67 2 England
17 Aug 2007 10:20PM
this is stunning, superb
John
taggart Plus
11 46 12 United States
17 Aug 2007 10:26PM
Cool capture-- Lucky you, and welcome back, jennn
GeoffP 11 130 Portugal
17 Aug 2007 10:55PM
Great shot - period
tomcat 10 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
18 Aug 2007 1:21PM
Its a cracker
A pleasure to be number 30

Adrian
Buffalo_Tom Plus
10 2.3k 9 Wales
18 Aug 2007 3:00PM
Hi Stan,glad to see you back.A very different but nevertheless a very good image.Welcome back.
Tom.
18 Aug 2007 4:43PM
Fantastic! All those little droplets look like the stars in the sky. Top image.
Johanna
trissie 10 United Kingdom
18 Aug 2007 9:57PM
Brilliant Stan, superb capture and timing.
Pleased you are back.

Trish x
beriah 10 1 Canada
19 Aug 2007 4:40PM
wow Stan! what an incredible shot - love it!!
cheers,
Debbie
20 Aug 2007 3:38AM
Thank you all for the kind comments and welcome back - very much appreciated!

Hope to get back into the posting and commenting swing of things in mext day or so Smile

Cheers

Stan
Gaz_H 9 150 1 United Kingdom
20 Aug 2007 7:57PM
Super capture Stan
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
20 Aug 2007 8:29PM
A superb image to announce your return to epz
piccy 10 8 Wales
20 Aug 2007 8:33PM
Hi Stan - I thought he was in a blizzard at first, but I'm suffering from sleep deprivation so forgive me. Very well caught in those difficult conditions.
Freda
20 Aug 2007 9:43PM
Superb image,
Fred.
Rock Plus
14 10 2 England
20 Aug 2007 10:06PM
Shakin all Over,

Johny Kidd and the Pirates !


Good shot .

Rock
Dotrob 10 Wales
20 Aug 2007 10:38PM
Great capture, glad to have you back.
Dot
Brilane 10 5 12 Wales
21 Aug 2007 1:08AM
Good to see your pictures again, especially as you have 'kicked off' with such a good one.
Brian
ChristineL 11 39 United Kingdom
21 Aug 2007 7:21AM
love the backlit water drops,
Chris.
21 Aug 2007 9:36PM
Stunning shot love the water flying all over
Glynnis
phototime 10 8 United Kingdom
21 Aug 2007 11:11PM
Fantastic capture,love the water drops and superb light.


Mo.
anthhope 10 1 England
22 Aug 2007 10:12AM
A great photo, well caught and timed
A Booth 14 11 4 United Kingdom
22 Aug 2007 4:28PM
excellent profile catch image - superb lighting.
AlanBW 10 20 England
23 Aug 2007 7:02AM
Great capture Stan, here's #50
25 Aug 2007 12:30PM
This is excellent Stan, great timing and different, fine image, Adrian
Gecko 10 25 Australia
6 Sep 2007 4:48PM
What a doozie!! well captured and wonderful timing. Pam
7 Sep 2007 6:16PM
Good to have you back Stan - and with such a great image too!

Mike
CaroleA 10 5 3 England
8 Sep 2007 2:56PM
Welcome back Stan! Great catch (you, not the heron!) and those water droplets finish the image off nicely don't they?
Scott_Scot 11 4 4 Scotland
4 Oct 2007 4:09PM
A crackin' come-back! Smile

Scotty
17 Jan 2009 3:01AM
You have some amazing images in here Stan

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