Heron & Clouds

 
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Great Blue Heron just after he took off from the stream, with the clouds below. This is the same heron that was in the stream. He flew a short distance to the other side of the road and landed in a field, - he squawked several times as he took off, I got some shots with his beak open, as he hollered : )
Realize it's not according to "rule of 3rds", but wanted to include the clouds :) I have different versions of this that I might put up to ask opinions on.

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Guest - Nov 20, 2006 04:28 AM EDT
glad you like it, Shreekant, thankyou for commenting :)
Guest - Nov 20, 2006 03:52 AM EDT
What a shot! I really liked it.
Guest - Oct 07, 2006 09:35 PM EDT
many thanks, Anne, am happy you enjoyed it : )
Guest - Oct 07, 2006 07:34 PM EDT
You certainly captured the bliss of the "flight of the Heron!" A beautiful picture that lifts us out of an ordinary day and touches our higher self with Serenity. Thank you.
Guest - Oct 06, 2006 05:12 PM EDT
oops, I meant to say "thankyou Doug" : )
Guest - Oct 06, 2006 05:11 PM EDT
thankyou Don, and thanks Beverly for leaving the feedback also.
Guest - Oct 06, 2006 12:45 PM EDT
very nice - showing the clouds below the Heron adds a lot to the photo.
Guest - Oct 06, 2006 10:35 AM EDT
Lovely shot.
Guest - Oct 06, 2006 03:21 AM EDT
many thanks, Janice and Don. glad you like it. There are the tops of the mountains in the shot also, as well as more clouds, but if I'd left that in, the heron detail would have been lessened.
Guest - Oct 06, 2006 03:00 AM EDT
Very nice capture Alandra! What a pretty bird and clouds. I think it is framed perfect and a very pleasing shot. All you heron shots look great. Don
Guest - Oct 06, 2006 01:28 AM EDT
Wow what a magnificent site.
Guest - Oct 05, 2006 08:24 PM EDT
glad you like them, Alex, thankyou for the nice comments : )
Guest - Oct 05, 2006 06:49 PM EDT
WOW!! what a great series of heron shots.
Guest - Oct 05, 2006 03:30 PM EDT
Hi Orchidea, am happy you enjoyed the heron shots, thankyou for the nice comments, it's my pleasure to share them :)
Guest - Oct 05, 2006 02:39 PM EDT
Alandra just a super series of the Heron you have managed, thanks for sharing.
Guest - Oct 05, 2006 05:44 AM EDT
thankyou Karen, for the generous comments, that's very nice of you and appreciated. Interesting that you mentioned "graceful", as I was going to use "Grace" as the title on one of these : ) These herons are so graceful for their huge size, I agree. I love them.
Guest - Oct 05, 2006 05:38 AM EDT
Incredible composition. You captured the feather detail and that graceful pose with a cloudy background. Wow, well done!
Guest - Oct 05, 2006 03:42 AM EDT
thankyou Carol and Alex D for the nice comments, appreciated. It's strange about the clouds, as in all the other heron shots I took by the nesting area, earlier in summer, - think there were no clouds that appeared in any of them. Guess it has something to do with different time of year, or possibly facing a different direction, more towards the mountains in this one.
Guest - Oct 05, 2006 01:01 AM EDT
Very nicely done. Love the detail on the wings. The clouds are a nice touch.
Guest - Oct 04, 2006 06:47 PM EDT
Gorgeous against the sky! Carol

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