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Gone with the wind

Gone with the wind
Photo Information
Copyright: Ivo Damianov (Ivoto) Silver Note Writer [C: 1 W: 0 N: 14] (1385)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-07-22
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon 1D MkII N, Canon EF 300/2.8 L IS + Sigma 2x conv.
Exposure: f/7.1, 1/2000 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2007-07-24 14:32
Viewed: 3063
Points: 6
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
You can see from this shot why in Bulgarian this bird (Squacco heron - Ardeola ralloides) is called "mane heron" - it really has got a mane, hasn't it? :)
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  • Proframe Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 549 W: 183 N: 1069] (4096)
  • [2007-07-24 14:36]

Hello Ivo,
Great capture of this wonderful heron just before landing.
Composition, exposure and sharpness are perfect.
Beautiful featther details, especially the manes on the head, and light.
Excellent work. My compliments.
Thanks for sharing.
Best regards, Harry

Hi Ivo,
Perfect frozen "landing" of this "mane heron"...DOF is also perfect, with some sense of BG..Marta

Great action shot, Ivo! Excellent composition, beautiful bird!

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  • Mariol Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 160 W: 15 N: 1654] (8221)
  • [2007-07-24 18:54]

Hi Ivo,
Very impressive action shot! You have a very good technique and skill! I donít know haw did you focused so fast and precise. The bird is a nice specimen unknown for me. TFS.
Regards, Mario

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