AuthorTopic: Egret Read 2581 Times
Silver MemberPosts: 1953Re: EgretReply #1 on: May 22, 2022 at 1:26 pm
Great shot, John. You caught him at exactly the right time.
ParticipantPosts: 279Re: EgretReply #2 on: May 22, 2022 at 2:31 pm
Perfect setting with that flow step. Congratulations!Re: EgretReply #3 on: May 22, 2022 at 2:52 pm
Silver MemberPosts: 8Re: EgretReply #4 on: June 4, 2022 at 10:43 pm
Stunning tonal range and contrast.Re: EgretReply #5 on: June 5, 2022 at 10:26 am
Gold MemberPosts: 290Re: EgretReply #6 on: June 5, 2022 at 12:32 pm
Magnificent shot. Bravo. The tones and composition are truly elegant. I would love to see this as a large print.
The smoothness of the speeding water above the crisp splash below is arresting. Superb technique.Re: EgretReply #7 on: June 5, 2022 at 2:17 pm
Silver MemberPosts: 1953Re: EgretReply #8 on: June 6, 2022 at 2:11 pm
Paul, Forgive me for calling you John. I don’t remember whom I’d been talking to, but it must have been a John. My second son is a Paul, so it’s obvious I have no problem with the name. Your egret is a fine shot. I’m not sure who he is. He looks a lot like the other egrets I’ve seen.Re: EgretReply #9 on: June 6, 2022 at 2:16 pm
Thanks, Russ. No problem. I’ve been called a lot worse.
ParticipantPosts: 13Re: EgretReply #10 on: June 6, 2022 at 2:24 pm
Paul, I like this so much. How did you get the water over the spillway like that? At first I thought a very slow shutter, but the water below it looks like it is caught with a fast shutter.
The egret is perfect, with the legs breaking the water flow, and the beautiful mishapen shadow. Thanks.
Re: EgretReply #11 on: June 6, 2022 at 2:31 pm
- This reply was modified 6 months ago by Geof Margo.
Geof, thanks for your comments. That’s just the way the water was flowing that day. As I recall we’d had a lot of rain and the lake level was high. This was shot a 1/800 at 200mm.
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