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My First Greenie!

 
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Jun 26, 2012 09:21 |  #1

I actually saw one this weekend, and got a couple of shots of him in the shade, but this was my actual first chance to really shoot one. As someone said in another thread, they can be skiddish or not really care that you are there. This guy was of the latter group, as he let me inch up to within 30 feet or so.

I'm still learning. What I'll take from this one is that I could have used a smaller aperture for greater depth of field, so that his back would have been in better focus.

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1. Lol, this was one of the first shots, and I was just determined to document him.

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Jun 26, 2012 09:33 |  #2

nice set, like 2 and 4 best, nice detail and color in these




  
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Jun 26, 2012 09:36 as a reply to  @ rick_reno's post |  #3

cool environment too



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Jun 26, 2012 09:43 |  #4

Very nice shots of the little heron!


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Jun 26, 2012 12:20 |  #5

Congratulations! The fourth is my favorite. I look forward to more.


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Jun 29, 2012 17:51 |  #6

Always a treat to find these little guys. Nice series.


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Jun 29, 2012 17:54 |  #7

Love it... Absolutely awesome documentation... #1 of the eye is killer!!


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Jul 01, 2012 21:48 |  #8

Nice shots of one of my favorite birds. Post more please


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Jul 01, 2012 22:18 |  #9

Wonderful shots...Lucky to have them where I live also. Love to see more.


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