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Flying herons, many angles

Discussion in 'Birds' started by Baxter, Apr 24, 2007.

  1. Looks like you have a few to pick from.
  2. Baxter


    Jan 8, 2007
    Clemson, SC
    I like your new avatar Gary. Yeah, lots of herons at the dam and they go on flying kicks where they all hit the air at the same time. I got so many flight shots this weekend, I figured I'd post a sampling.
  3. BirdLady


    Jan 8, 2006
    Nice set, Hunter!
  4. The Avatar is my Grandson at a easter egg hunt. Yes I get my GBH shots at the Guntersville Dam here also. We took the members out there for the third annual outing of NikonCafe. You might like to come next year.
  5. Baxter


    Jan 8, 2007
    Clemson, SC
    Thank you Debbie.

    I will do my best to make Guntersville next year. I was on a business trip this year and hated to miss it. Your grandson likes sunglasses as much as my son does!
  6. Gale


    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    Beautiful images
  7. Nice ones, Hunter. Especially like the last one.
  8. TimK


    Apr 17, 2006
    Hong Kong, China
    Very nice, Hunter! Beautiful bird!
  9. Baxter


    Jan 8, 2007
    Clemson, SC
    Thanks Gale. Thanks for the comment on the last photo David - it's always great to get a frame-filler but shots like the last one give me a sense of peacefulness and solitude. Thanks William. I appreciate everyone looking and commenting.
  10. Schnauzermom


    Apr 13, 2007
    The first one is striking, too......
  11. Very nice Hunter. Lucky you with all those Herons around.

  12. cknight


    May 2, 2005
    Madison, AL
    Great shots Hunter. Looks like you had a good day. I think I like #3 & #5 the best.
  13. snownow


    Jul 13, 2006
    so cal
    Nice shots, I really love the last one, Great shot!
  14. Baxter,
    Print #1 and #6 large and display prominently as a pair. My 2 favorites, although it was a tough choice
  15. Baxter


    Jan 8, 2007
    Clemson, SC
    Thanks Lisa, Lil, Chris, Robert and Nick. It was an amazing day. My shoulder was sore all weekend from hand-holding the lens while these guys flew around. There were times when four herons were in the air at the same time, all circling around each other. Here's a bonus shot, coming in for a landing:

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