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May 28, 2012 15:22 |  #1

Here is just 2 quick shots of this nights shooting.
The sun was settting behind the heron and gave these nice colours to the background. I have not done anything to the colours.
I hope you enjoy

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May 28, 2012 15:36 |  #2

Nice, love the colors and the look of his eye


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May 28, 2012 19:40 |  #3

Excellent images!! Love the lighting too.


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May 28, 2012 20:56 |  #4

Wow, stunning, love the orange bg.


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May 28, 2012 21:09 |  #5

fnatastic, that background is to die for
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May 28, 2012 21:50 as a reply to  @ ducklabdad's post |  #6

Wow, stunners!


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May 28, 2012 22:31 |  #7

Nice shot, like the background.


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May 29, 2012 00:26 |  #8

Nice, Thomas! The first is excellent. The background make these special.


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May 29, 2012 01:30 |  #9

WOW .. if I may ask, what lense did you use ?


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May 29, 2012 01:38 |  #10

Two great close-ups.


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May 29, 2012 05:07 |  #11

Sweet! Unexpected background makes for a terrific photo.


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May 29, 2012 07:18 |  #12

Hi all,
Thanks a bunch for the nice comments!
I agree, it is the background that makes these shots..


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May 29, 2012 08:52 |  #13

almost forgot,
Mark the lens is a canon 500mm f/4 IS.


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May 29, 2012 11:09 |  #14

I especially like the first image..excellent!


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May 29, 2012 12:06 as a reply to  @ Gary Fairhead's post |  #15

wow,
that BG is great.
the first shot is clearly fantastic.



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