Heron in Silhouette

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© Donald Garrett
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Photo Info
UploadedJuly 10, 2009
TakenApril 26, 2009
MakeNikon Corporation
ModelNIKON D60
Exposure1/800 sec at f/5.6
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length300 mm
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Q: What is the best lens for theater photography?

A: Do you know?

Photo license: © All rights reserved

I captured this blue heron against a sunset as he was resting on the foundation of a railroad trestle. May 09 on the Tennessee River at Chattanooga.

37 responses

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham (Deleted) gave props (9 Jul 2009):

    A great silhouette Donald. Beautiful.

  • Suzanne McGeady

    Suzanne McGeady said (9 Jul 2009):

    Agh here's that clever little heron who escaped out of the mouth of the train! He makes a fantastic silhouette D. Very clear and sharp.

  • Judy Wanamaker

    Judy Wanamaker (Deleted) gave props (9 Jul 2009):

    He looks exquisite, like a Chinese ink drawing. Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful, Don.

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett said (9 Jul 2009):

    The very same guy!! :-)

  • Maurie A

    Maurie A gave props (9 Jul 2009):

    Perfect for the theme....... beautiful shot!!!

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (9 Jul 2009):

    Fantastic shot and perfect for the theme!

  • Warren ~Mangione~

    Warren ~Mangione~ gave props (9 Jul 2009):

    Fabulous silouette entry and shot!!! Excellent, Don.

  • Ted Gorczyca

    Ted Gorczyca gave props (9 Jul 2009):

    nicely composed, good job

  • Karen Foto Fiddler

    Karen Foto Fiddler (Deleted) gave props (10 Jul 2009):

    Beautiful capture!

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes gave props (10 Jul 2009):

    Ah...I remember this heron well, my friend :-) His beautiful silouette does have an Asian look and feel to it. Love it and how you composed this whole shot.

  • Klaus Girk

    Klaus Girk (Deleted) gave props (10 Jul 2009):

    Nice catch Donald.

  • Martha Jo Killebrew

    Martha Jo Killebrew said (10 Jul 2009):

    I see music in your work. It's just beautiful.

  • eithne mythen

    eithne mythen gave props (10 Jul 2009):

    Perfect entry Donald..

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda (Deleted) gave props (10 Jul 2009):

    A winner for sure,,,,great entry D.

  • Yasmina Baggili

    Yasmina Baggili (Deleted) gave props (10 Jul 2009):

    A lovely silhouette. Beautiful capture

  • lowison

    lowison gave props (10 Jul 2009):

    Well done Don!!

  • Andrew Lorimer

    Andrew Lorimer (Deleted) gave props (10 Jul 2009):

    perfect silhouhette Donald!! voted

  • daniele castellucchio

    daniele castellucchio gave props (10 Jul 2009):

    this is fantastic shot!

  • Lesley S

    Lesley S (Deleted) gave props (10 Jul 2009):

    I knew I recognized him!! What a champion! Great shot!

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (11 Jul 2009):

    Killer entry.

  • Jyri Vissak

    Jyri Vissak gave props (11 Jul 2009):

    Cool find! Well done.

  • Nikhil Rawal

    Nikhil Rawal said (12 Jul 2009):

    Hi Donald, did you see a similar picture in my photographs also ?

  • Michael Ball

    Michael Ball gave props (12 Jul 2009):

    Awesome shot and entry Don!!

  • Carlton Mackey

    Carlton Mackey gave props (12 Jul 2009):

    perfect timing

  • Litz Go

    Litz Go gave props (13 Jul 2009):

    great slhouette, Don! Perfect for the theme.

  • Karen K Smith

    Karen K Smith gave props (13 Jul 2009):

    Excellent comp and great entry!

  • david ong

    david ong gave props (13 Jul 2009):

    great job! very nice entry!!

  • Cindy Griff

    Cindy Griff   said (14 Jul 2009):

    I remember this brave Heron's quick moves to, he deserves recognition and you have captured him so well.

  • Wiktor Figiel

    Wiktor Figiel (Deleted) said (16 Jul 2009):

    great eye.

  • Joy B

    Joy B gave props (16 Jul 2009):

    Very nice composition!

  • Al Gieryna

    Al Gieryna gave props (16 Jul 2009):

    Excellent image, great work

  • Alexis - Now on Flickr

    Alexis - Now on Flickr gave props (17 Jul 2009):

    Superb...the texture detail of the bridge above adds a lot

  • Daniel Torrefranca

    Daniel Torrefranca said (21 Jul 2009):

    Great shot!

  • Howard Simpson

    Howard Simpson gave props (26 Jul 2009):

    Nice catch. Love the silhouette.

  • Steven Maguire

    Steven Maguire gave props (27 Jul 2009):

    Fantastic image!!!!

  • jaume Morera Barreda

    jaume Morera Barreda said (4 Oct 2010):

    It is very good. Superb!

  • Christopher Griesé

    Christopher Griesé gave props (6 Nov 2010):

    Beautifully composed & striking image

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