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Great Egrets

Discussion in 'Birds' started by Flew, Jun 24, 2005.

  1. Flew

    Flew

    994
    Jan 25, 2005
    Alabama
    I'm still slogging through the several thousand images that I shot at Merritt and decided to post a few here. These were shot with the D2H / 300mm 2.8. As you can see, the lighting was rather severe, and in all cases the birds were back lit against a very glary sky.

    In full mating plumage:
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    Bringing home the nesting material:
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    Floating on air:
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  2. Gale

    Gale

    978
    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    Very Well done Frank..
     
  3. Ohhh...brings back memories. Great shots, Frank!
     
  4. Dont care how the background or lighting is, GREAT shots Frank. Question, do you sleep with that lens. LOL!!!! Great job

    Keith
     
  5. I like them all, very nice pattern in the top of the wing on #2 that look like a sun with rays.
     
  6. linm

    linm

    182
    May 3, 2005
    Vancouver, BC
    I love the translucency of the wings in the first few shots!
     
  7. Great serie Frank. The #2 is really stylish with the white background. It looks like a japanese masterpiece of painting.
     
  8. Wow Frank, these are just great. Sure wish I could have been there with you when we were visiting Florida. Makes me want two things, rather three, A faster camera, beautiful subjects and your skill. Nice series.
     
  9. Flew

    Flew

    994
    Jan 25, 2005
    Alabama
    Kevin & Gale,

    It was fun, huh? :p 

    Keith,

    No, I don't sleep with it, but I do dream about it. :oops: 

    Gilles, Lin, Dao, Jim,

    I hope that you can all join us the next time (Keith too). Thanks to each of you for the kind words. ;-)
     
  10. Frank, those are some amazing shots. My favorite in #2. Excellent focus and capture at the peak of action. Well done.
     
  11. RFCGRAPHICS

    RFCGRAPHICS

    Apr 30, 2005
    Hi Flew,

    I am really enjoying this site. Congrats on its success !

    What can I say about these images.....Perfect. What makes them special compared to most avian images is your artistic compositions.

    Kudos !


    Regards

    RFC
     
  12. Frank,

    Simply spectacular !!!
     
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