Can’t Always Have A Nice Background, Little Blue Heron

They live in swamps, and that means mud. If it’s really bad I may skip the shot. However, if I worried about mud and muck too much this web site would be a lot smaller.

Can't Always Have A Nice Background, Little Blue Heron
Can’t Always Have A Nice Background, Little Blue Heron
Can't Always Have A Nice Background, Little Blue Heron
Can’t Always Have A Nice Background, Little Blue Heron

Taken some place in the Lowcountry… best I’ve got.

Egret, A Softer Look

A large number of Great Egret scenes came to the top of the list today. After plowing through them, finishing some, and publishing some, I moved on for a while.

This image came up in another group but ultimately came out in a softer, rather than natural, look.

Egret, A Softer Look
Egret, A Softer Look

The light seemed good for this style so I kept it.

 

Black-crowned, Close Pass

This was a ‘sooner or later’ photograph. The rookery was on my left, the thickets on my right.

I knew his path to get sticks, I knew where he would get those sticks.

I just didn’t know when he would zoom past me.

Black-crowned, Close Pass
Black-crowned, Close Pass

This flight he came past us much closer than the others. I caught this, and of course missed plenty of the easier ones a little further away.

 

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