Great blue heron, photographed at the Dancing Cranes Guest House in San Antonio, New Mexico, not far from Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge. Best viewed in the larger sizes. The owners of the B&B have created a wildlife refuge on their property that attracts many kinds of birds. I had been watching this heron for about two hours and the light had moved a lot. I had to shoot this into the bright late afternoon sun. Luckily, the grasses by the pond blocked the light a bit and I think I bumped the exposure comp up. I liked the light that resulted. Hope you like it, too.
Oh, my! I'm so honored that you all made my sunrise shot of the geese flyout the #1 shot today. I was just so lucky that the sunrise that morning was spectacular and took quite a long time to play out, so I got a lot of shots against the sunrise, which had quite a few different looks. Thanks, everyone, for making my day!
Have a great Wednesday!
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