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Here’s a shot I recently got of a fine looking Great Blue Heron flying over. D500, Nikon 200-500 lens, Nikon 1.4 TC, 1/3200th, f 8.0, hand held, AI Clear
Is this a composite? No

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Dave, a truly stunning image here. The sun light hitting around the eye cavity really makes this work so well. Needless to say, the rest of the Herron ain’t too bad either… :+1::sunglasses:

Totally agree with @Paul_Breitkreuz, Dave. But what really caught my attention was the expressive determination on its face. Like he’s going somewhere and fast. Also I can really feel the movement and energy in the details the feathers. Great photo and very nicely done.

a cool angle and wing position, Dave. The light is great.

Fine-looking bird and finer capture and realization of the image! Gorgeous “pose” in wonderful light!

Pretty light. I like how it lightens up the underside of heron. Nice details and i like the dof. Good one.