Great Blue Heron In Flight - Click To Enlarge

Great Blue Heron In Flight

Some of my favorite photographs are of the big birds caught in flight.  The best are when they come by close. Well, not too close because that’s when you start cutting off part of wing.

Great Blue Heron In Flight - Click To Enlarge
Great Blue Heron In Flight – Click To Enlarge

In this series that’s exactly what I did when I first started shooting.

Great Blue Heron In Flight - Click To Enlarge
Great Blue Heron In Flight – Click To Enlarge

This time I was lucky to have enough time to pull back and catch the flight a little better.

Great Blue Heron In Flight - Click To Enlarge
Great Blue Heron In Flight – Click To Enlarge
Great Blue Heron In Flight - Click To Enlarge
Great Blue Heron In Flight – Click To Enlarge

I think after these I started to cut his head off. But I did get the middle fly by.

2 thoughts on “Great Blue Heron In Flight”

    1. I’m lucky to have moved to the lowcountry. Herons, marshes and their rookeries are a everywhere. It’s still not easy, but if it was I’d be doing something else.

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