A Heron's First Autumn

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Comments (11)

diannemcd on October 3, 2009

A very interesting photo, the heron is so sharp with the leaves etc. softened. Great shot.

kamalyn on October 3, 2009

I'll butt in with the Thanks Dianne since, lol, I was reluctant to give this shot to Bits. The only way I could get the shot was through the trees, but the red leaves made it worth it!

not1word on October 4, 2009

They do frame him nicely, Bits.

Bits-n-Pieces on October 4, 2009

Thanks not1word !

Ritva Astikainen on October 5, 2009


Bits-n-Pieces on October 5, 2009

Hi Ritva - thanks for that! He was sure a patient model!

Marilyn Whiteley on October 17, 2009

The heron's great, but the framing makes it special.

Bits-n-Pieces on October 18, 2009

Hi Marilyn - thanks very much! I couldn't get to a clear spot to get a shot of him, so I decided to follow the adage 'When life hands you lemons, make lemonade.' Glad it seems to have worked. Cheers!

Bits-n-Pieces on October 27, 2009

Thanks Bruce! They sure do - and it's so nice that they seem to be doing so well these days. I seem to see them everywhere!

Laurel211 on November 29, 2009

Beautiful, really well done. I have a thing for herons and this is just lovely.

motorhand on March 13, 2012

Nice with the soft frame !

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on October 2, 2009
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Bits-n-Pieces
    • Taken on 2009/10/01 18:06:06
    • Exposure: 0.033s (1/30)
    • Focal Length: 200.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/5.600
    • ISO Speed: ISO640
    • Exposure Bias: -0.33 EV
    • No flash