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Wetlands

By gajewski  
This is another shot from the Bolsa Chica wetlands near Huntington Beach, California. I was disappointed to not include the horizon but I do like the reflected sky and clouds.

Shutter priority at 1/2000
f/6.0, ISO 400

Click to view large and then hit the F11 key.
-=Thank you.
-=Walter

Tags: California Bird Wetlands Egret Bolsa chica Landscape and travel Wildlife and nature

Voters: tonymarq, annefromleo, exposure and 29 more

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Comments


18 Oct 2006 7:05PM
great shot, from the thumbnail looks a bit like a WW2 plane flying through flack, now that would have been a shot!
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Phoebecat 15 1 Italy
18 Oct 2006 7:29PM
Beautiful shot - almost zen like

Matt
pcjackso Junior Member 15 7
18 Oct 2006 8:39PM
A nice image.Good shot
Pauline
taggart Plus
16 47 14 United States
18 Oct 2006 9:08PM
mmmmmmmmmm! Never mind the horizon, I think you have quite enough there-- A spectacular capture--sharp and detailed-- Wish this werein my PF!

( I need to make NEW images-- maybe this one will do it-- this inspiration.... )

Jennnnnnnnnnnn
skewey 15 31 England
18 Oct 2006 10:48PM
Looks peaceful great shot.
Paul
thorn 16 124 2 Scotland
18 Oct 2006 10:59PM
Hi Walter,this image makes me think of oriental delicate paintings.Beautiful reflections,texture and wildlife.Quality composition.Take care.AnnSmile
Brilane 14 5 12 Wales
18 Oct 2006 11:21PM
Grand natural photograph, I like the water as the bg.
AlanBW 15 20 England
19 Oct 2006 5:46AM
Well detailed in-flight image, very tranquil and attractive
jkennedy 15 4 1 Indonesia
19 Oct 2006 6:51AM
A lovely well composed shot Walter with great colours and reflections. CLIK,
Joe
exposure Plus
17 6.0k United Kingdom
19 Oct 2006 4:27PM
A Lovely composition exposure and detail.
Pauline.
Paul Morgan 19 19.5k 6 England
19 Oct 2006 10:54PM
Works great without the sky Walter, lovely. I quite often make a point of leaving out skylines when I`m out and about.

Paul
tonymarq 15 1 United States
19 Oct 2006 11:43PM
Walt love how the heron stands out against the blue of the water with all the little details you captured on the water surface! well done!

Hope all is well and hi to Suzan from us here!

stay well
tonymarq
yjjeep 17 13
20 Oct 2006 12:35AM
Well done flight shot.
riprap007 16 1.6k 37 England
20 Oct 2006 7:20AM
great shape you have captured here
jackieo 15 1 United States
21 Oct 2006 2:02AM
very cool... funky
Wink
daringdaphne 17 82 United Kingdom
22 Oct 2006 10:02PM
Magnificent capture, very graceful. Good timing.

(*.*)D
GeorgeRusky 15 1 4
23 Oct 2006 11:54AM
Hi Walter
Interesting shot and the details of taking it.
Thank you for your comments.
George
27 Oct 2006 4:24AM
love the angle that you were able to capture the wings in..well timed! really nice.
banehawi Plus
16 2.4k 4233 Canada
27 Oct 2006 4:42PM
A very nice shot indeed.

W
12 Nov 2006 3:10PM
I like how there's no sky included but the reflection of the sky is seen in the water. Great angle on the bird. Janae
13 Nov 2006 6:13AM
Gorgeous creatures these Egrets and you've captured them at their finest.....Luv your series, Walter!

Cheers and have a good night,
Suzan Smile
sputnki 16 10 Canada
1 Jan 2007 8:07PM
You've captured him in a lovely pose Walter. Very elegant!

Doug

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