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Heron flying
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Copyright: Livio Soares de Medeiros (livios) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2150 W: 319 N: 4263] (16942)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2005-01-12
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon Powershot Pro1
Exposure: f/4.5, 1/2000 seconds
Details: (Fill) Flash: Yes
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Aquatic Birds 2 - Aves Acuáticas 2, Herons, Birds in Brazil, Nature in Patos de Minas (fauna and flora), Flying images [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2005-01-13 13:47
Viewed: 6582
Favorites: 1 [view]
Points: 20
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
I took this picture at Lagoa Grande (Big Lagoon), a place where I usually go to in order to shoot. Many pictures I've already posted here were taken there.

From time to time this heron goes there. I don't know where it comes from and where it goes to when it leaves the place. I have dozens of shots of this bird, but I still didn't have an action shot like this.

Best regards to Luiz Felipe, Paulo Raphael and Niceia, who were rooting for me while I was trying to take the picture.

I used continuous shooting.

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  • Great 
  • pompey Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 144 W: 4 N: 746] (2774)
  • [2005-01-13 14:44]

Great capture Livio, a good action shot frozen in time.
Good colours and clarity.
Well done1

Excellent capture Livio. Perfect handling of the light leaving a lot of details in the white plumage. Perfect dof and the colours on the bird are very good but the water could use a little saturaion.

I think I would crop the picture to landscape format using the proportions 4:7 and crop from the top of the picture only (about 2/3). That is a personal matter of course but I think it would be nice and more interesting.

Very good action shot Livio. Great background. I like the wings position. I agree with Mogens about cropping: it would add dynamism and concentrate the attention on the bird's flight.

Your photo make me draeming about flying ;-) I love freedom visible at your photo.
Great shot!

Composition: ****
Sharpness: ****
Color: ****
DOF: ****
POV: ****

Great shot, great sharpness, great POV.
Very well done.
TFS.

This is a good action-picture, I can see it is sharp and on the other hand, I can see the blur of the action, that's funny, nice moment, Livio !

Very nice flying capture, great details.
Well done!

  • Great 
  • Kris Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 174 W: 0 N: 129] (1818)
  • [2005-03-03 10:24]

Hi Livio, A wonderful shot of a wonderful object. Crystal clear, sharp and well framed.
I really like this photo.
Regards, Krzysztof.

  • Great 
  • radz Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 598 W: 11 N: 72] (436)
  • [2005-06-21 3:10]

Woow amazing inflight Heron shot!!Good details&perfect exposure.

Boa noite Livio,
Espetacular captura, grandes cores, nitidez e composição.
Qualidad de sempre,
raimundo

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