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© Tim Foltz
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UploadedJune 21, 2009
TakenJune 19, 2009
ModelCanon EOS-1D Mark III
Exposure1/1000 sec at f/4.5
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length500 mm
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Great Blue Heron with breakfast

68 responses

  • Michael Ball

    Michael Ball gave props (20 Jun 2009):

    WOW!! Awesome shot!!!

  • Warren ~Mangione~

    Warren ~Mangione~ gave props (20 Jun 2009):

    OUTSTANDING!!!! What a magnificent shot, Tim! You go guy!!!

  • Dorothy Menosky

    Dorothy Menosky gave props (20 Jun 2009):


  • Kevin Kabuki

    Kevin Kabuki gave props (20 Jun 2009):

    Monster shot Tim, would know it was yours without seeing the name

  • Loree McComb

    Loree McComb   gave props (20 Jun 2009):

    Holy Mackarel - fantastic!

  • Bob H

    Bob H gave props (20 Jun 2009):

    Oh yeah. Masterful work Tim.

  • Lynn H

    Lynn H (Deleted) gave props (20 Jun 2009):

    A totally exquisite shot, Tim! LOVE the title! LOL

  • Heather Link

    Heather Link gave props (20 Jun 2009):

    Great shot! the title made me laugh, kudos on that!

  • Mayette Ignacio

    Mayette Ignacio gave props (20 Jun 2009):

    Oh my I love this!! It takes a lot of patience and skill to be bale to capture such action.

  • Tricia Bergland

    Tricia Bergland (Deleted) said (20 Jun 2009):

    amazing ~

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield gave props (20 Jun 2009):

    Incredible! What an amazing shot, plus your title is PERFECT!!

  • Olivier Scher

    Olivier Scher gave props (21 Jun 2009):

    How did you capture this ??? excellent !

  • Audrey Kanekoa-Madrid

    Audrey Kanekoa-Madrid (Deleted) said (21 Jun 2009):

    Wow! Awesome capture...

  • Luc Bussieres

    Luc Bussieres (Deleted) gave props (6 Jul 2009):


  • Kent Serene

    Kent Serene gave props (29 Jul 2009):

    great shot!

  • Kimberly McGugan

    Kimberly McGugan said (2 Sep 2009):

    This is a shot that I dream to get!!! We have hundreds of herons at our lake and I am always trying to get "the shot" but the minute I touch my camera they fly away. LOL I have a few decent pics, but none quite like this!!! Congrats!!!!!!

  • Vanessa Kubach

    Vanessa Kubach (Deleted) gave props (2 Sep 2009):


  • Mike Melnotte

    Mike Melnotte gave props (2 Sep 2009):

    Simply wonderful shot! I didn't know fish could say "Oh S***!"

  • Paul Jakubicki

    Paul Jakubicki gave props (2 Sep 2009):

    Lock in d) All of the Above. Brilliant shot!

  • Aelica

    Aelica (Deleted) gave props (3 Sep 2009):

    wonderful shot!

  • ashton gosnell

    ashton gosnell gave props (3 Sep 2009):


  • Eric M

    Eric M gave props (3 Sep 2009):

    HAHA!! Hilarious look on that fish.

  • Rob Roy

    Rob Roy (Deleted) gave props (4 Sep 2009):


  • Feei Chung

    Feei Chung gave props (4 Sep 2009):


  • Keiko Ehret

    Keiko Ehret gave props (5 Sep 2009):

    Shots like this are very tricky!! Fantastic job, and nice shot!!

  • Karen Foto Fiddler

    Karen Foto Fiddler (Deleted) gave props (5 Sep 2009):

    Excellent catch uhmmm capture!

  • Valérie Desrochers

    Valérie Desrochers said (5 Sep 2009):

    this photo is beautifull

  • GM Fessen

    GM Fessen gave props (8 Sep 2009):

    Amazing shot! That fish knows it's in trouble!

  • Michael Lyman

    Michael Lyman said (8 Sep 2009):

    breathtaking shot

  • Mojtaba Darvishi Cohan

    Mojtaba Darvishi Cohan gave props (24 Sep 2009):

    Wow...great capture...

  • Irmingard Anna

    Irmingard Anna gave props (15 Oct 2009):

    Awesome shot!

  • Mabrimis

    Mabrimis (Deleted) gave props (30 Oct 2009):

    Brilliant work!!

  • Aj Offsuit

    Aj Offsuit said (30 Nov 2009):

    Crazy pic! Love the fishes face.

  • Bob Boyd

    Bob Boyd (Deleted) said (30 Dec 2009):


  • Aubrey's Oma

    Aubrey's Oma (Deleted) gave props (4 Jan 2010):

    Oh damn! This is freaking awesome!!

  • Bill Van Gelder

    Bill Van Gelder gave props (4 Jan 2010):

    This is an awesome shot!! Nicely done.

  • Carol Arntsen Masiak

    Carol Arntsen Masiak gave props (4 Jan 2010):

    oh wow - what a capture - instant fave!

  • Diana Burman

    Diana Burman (Deleted) said (6 Jan 2010):

    That's awesome!

  • stouf

    stouf (Deleted) said (6 Jan 2010):

    "Gotcha !" (Think both the heron and the photographer at the same instant)... Congrats to both of you !

  • Steven Maguire

    Steven Maguire gave props (7 Jan 2010):

    Stunning capture!!!

  • Marcus Hammerschmitt

    Marcus Hammerschmitt   gave props (7 Jan 2010):

    Rocks my socks.

  • Alexis - Now on Flickr

    Alexis - Now on Flickr gave props (21 Jan 2010):

    I'm left speechless

  • Russ Wills

    Russ Wills gave props (21 Jan 2010):

    Incredible capture!

  • Laurie Brown

    Laurie Brown gave props (25 Jan 2010):

    Another Fantastic shot!!!

  • Leanne Silva

    Leanne Silva gave props (25 Jan 2010):

    What an awesome shot!!!

  • rory adityawan

    rory adityawan gave props (27 Jan 2010):

    the expression of the fish make this photo ROCK..!!!!! very nice job man...!!!

  • Laurent Decuyper

    Laurent Decuyper (Deleted) said (21 Feb 2010):

    Very sharp what focal did you use?

  • Anne Worner

    Anne Worner (Deleted) gave props (21 Feb 2010):

    Fab timing, and the surprised open mouth look of the fish tops it off beautifully :))

  • Kel Casey

    Kel Casey gave props (22 Feb 2010):

    Holy cow, that is a fabulous catch (for you and the heron). Wow.

  • Allen Price

    Allen Price said (23 Feb 2010):

    They could be singing a duet and the fish has the low part.

  • Loraine Reynolds

    Loraine Reynolds said (10 Aug 2010):


  • Mohsen Bazianfar

    Mohsen Bazianfar (Deleted) gave props (9 Sep 2010):


  • Epin Hervin

    Epin Hervin gave props (28 Jan 2011):

    winner of this theme

  • Basak Buyukcelen

    Basak Buyukcelen gave props (3 Feb 2011):

    amazing work.

  • Ram Baires

    Ram Baires gave props (9 Feb 2011):

    Excellent!!! just in time!

  • miguel ramos

    miguel ramos gave props (15 Feb 2011):

    Faboulous moment

  • Samuel Zanti

    Samuel Zanti gave props (15 Feb 2011):

    WOW...Great capture.

  • Maria MacLellan

    Maria MacLellan gave props (18 Feb 2011):

    Like Kimberly McGugan, I've also tried to photograph herons. But you've caught this one in flight and the fish in fright. Outstanding.

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray said (5 Mar 2011):


  • Roberto Noto

    Roberto Noto gave props (9 Mar 2011):

    wow awsm shot !

  • Christopher J Chalk

    Christopher J Chalk gave props (10 Mar 2011):

    What an amazing action capture! Doesn't come much better that this, voted!

  • Jean-François Hébert

    Jean-François Hébert gave props (10 Mar 2011):

    SO GOOD!! I wish I can take a similar pic in my life! Awesome shot!

  • Mike Melnotte

    Mike Melnotte gave props (11 Mar 2011):

    Back to vote.

  • Alexis - Now on Flickr

    Alexis - Now on Flickr gave props (16 Mar 2011):

    One of the most awesome of your awesome images. Voted of course

  • juan limtiaco

    juan limtiaco gave props (28 Mar 2011):

    They both look suprised! Awesome funny shot!

  • Koizumi Yakumo

    Koizumi Yakumo said (5 Apr 2011):


  • The Man Who Isn't There

    The Man Who Isn't There (Deleted) gave props (10 Oct 2011):

    Outstanding shot!

  • Bob Wall

    Bob Wall gave props (18 Mar 2014):


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