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Tricolored Heron


Tricolored Heron
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Copyright: Mario Belanger (EOSF1) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1393 W: 119 N: 5267] (23955)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2006-12-23
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon EOS 20D, Canon EF 100-400 F4-5.6 L IS USM, ISO 100, B+W 77 010 UV-Haze 1 x
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/1000 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2007-01-07 12:03
Viewed: 5271
Points: 24
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note [French]
I caught this very shy Tricolored Heron (Egretta tricolor 65cm) near the El Mégano beach in Cayo Ensenachos in Cuba. It was very hard to get near the bird, it was really nervous. I was glad to have captured it with a fish in it's bill.

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  • Fisher Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1540 W: 309 N: 2234] (8915)
  • [2007-01-07 12:47]

Hi Mario,

Nicely captured and well done on the composition.

Mike

Mario, I like your image by virtue of a good compo.
TFS
Annick

bonjour mario

bravo mario belle approche et belle photo très bonne composition

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  • wuta Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 855 W: 2 N: 617] (2142)
  • [2007-01-07 14:43]

A very good shot from the heron Mario , nice compositie details and colours I like it ,Greetins Teunie .

Hi Mario, wonderful heron, great pose and details, splendid sharpness and colors, very well done, BRAVO! ciao Silvio

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  • dkaved Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 259 W: 17 N: 431] (2114)
  • [2007-01-07 15:46]

Hi Mario,
A lovely composition with good placement and a complimenting frame.The contrast is good making the subject stand out well and it is nice and sharp.Great decisive moment with the fish in its beak.
Regards, david

Belle photo,et je sais, cela est comme pour les herons,on approche tout doucement et hop, il décampent et toujours dans le mauvais sens, alors bien sur, quand il décolle un peut sur notre coté, on le mitraille,heureusement de photo seulement. Amitiés Thomas

Bonjour Mario
Une excellente photo avec cette belle présentation avec cette aigrette,les couleurs sont justes et parfaitements exposées, félicitations.
Merci et bravo...JP

Hi Mario,
A nice full body shot on this Tricolored Heron. Nicely composed and framed. The addition of the fish in its beak reall makes it a nice shot. Colors and detail look good.
Scott

Nice moment captured!
Good compo and use of the present light.
Andrea

bonjour mario
il semble aussi difficile de photographier une aigrette qu'un heron.mais vous avez reussi quelque chose de tres bon malgres sa timidité.le poisson est effectivement un petit plus.
bien vu.
laurent

Hi Mario,
What a wonderful capture, especially becuase you caught him with his lunch. A beautiful composition with a good DOF and details.
TFS,
Niek

Hi Mario,
Great DoF, sharp and neat image.
Excellent shot.

Ben Lakitan

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