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He stayed still for 15 seconds :)

Selected for Google Maps and Google Earth

Comments (63)

Stathis Xionidis on October 26, 2009

Best of... That happens once in a life.Stathis

whoelius on October 26, 2009

Cheers, Margot, Laurel, Jean, Norrel, Mrs. O, pivatana, Viktor, Nacho, Sandy, FWWS and Stathis :)

Amelia Royan on October 30, 2009

It looks like he didn't even blink!!! Amazing capture Who, 15 seconds .... I've just sat here and counted that - it feels like a long time :)))

Karen James on November 4, 2009

Just browsing through your gallery Whoelius and came across this little fellow, is it a heron? 15 seconds mmm that's quite some time;))))) anyway I openend it and zoomed in twice,lovely capture, good job, I like it, YS for you.

Warm Wishes, Karen.

Mario Steiner on November 6, 2009

Beautiful shot. VOTED. Greetings from Germany, Mario

Conquilha on November 8, 2009

You make my night with this mythical shot.....congratulations....5 Stars and Y* and best of and voted for October.....

Thanks very much for share and if you want let a comment here at my special shot for friends....i will had your name to my friends list, of course......and thanks very much for passing by my galery to....

Have a fantastic Sunday....

From Porto, Portugal


whoelius on November 8, 2009

I'm sorry I can't give those 15 seconds back to you, Amelia!

Cheers, sadogashima, Karen, Mario and Conquilha :)

Ali Mostoufi on November 8, 2009

You got lucky... mine posed for only 5 seconds... Greetings dude!

whoelius on November 9, 2009

It wasn't luck, Piadera. I gave him two dollars :D

Cheers, Nacho. I love nachos!

Niall Anderson on November 9, 2009

very nice shot, voted!

nokristina on November 10, 2009

Great shot! Greetings from Slovakia

AnonymousKiwi on November 12, 2009


Gabor Retei on November 12, 2009

You know I am a bird lover!

Cheers, Gabe

Hamad Albaz on November 13, 2009

nice shot

whoelius on November 20, 2009

Cheers, Niall, nokristina (but I like kristina!), Lisa, Gabe and Hamad.

Ghislain Bonneau on November 21, 2009

Hi whoelius, nice shot for a 15 second pause. Mine stayed there for 15 minutes. See it HERE Greetings...GHISLAIN.☻

Egidijus Giedraitis on November 21, 2009

great shot, voted!

whoelius on November 23, 2009

Very nice, GHISLAIN :D

I agree, E.gis! Cheers ;)

whoelius on November 23, 2009

And isn't it nice how this got accepted for Google Earth? :D

Itallica on November 23, 2009

Who you agitating

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on October 20, 2009
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by whoelius
    • Taken on 2009/10/18 19:22:27
    • Exposure: 15.000s
    • Focal Length: 135.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/5.600
    • ISO Speed: ISO200
    • Exposure Bias: -1.00 EV
    • No flash