Great White


Photo Information
The Great White Egret is still about despite frozen pits and ponds and now fishing from unfrozen river. This photo taken from about 1/4-1/3 mile away. Lens Sigma 150-500, RAW image heavily cropped.
07/02/2012 - 21:27davidrobinson
CategoryWildlife / Nature
Shutter Speed1/400
Aperturef/8
LensN/A
ISO400
Focal Length500mm
Views/Likes57/0
TagsEgret

exevalley

Link Posted 07/02/2012 - 21:34
Great exposure and quality from such a distance
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davidstorm

Link Posted 07/02/2012 - 21:56
Well captured David, not sure how you could see it let alone focus on it from that far away!

Regards
David
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Mac

Link Posted 07/02/2012 - 22:14
Stark, 3D type image.

Really pops.
Mac from Montreal

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GIULIO57

Link Posted 08/02/2012 - 07:42
Perfect colours
PPG

Blaze

Link Posted 08/02/2012 - 08:35
Brilliant, David. I have seen two here in France this winter, but could not get close enough .....

davidrobinson

Link Posted 08/02/2012 - 09:46
OK I maybe over egged distance a little bit, but it was the best part of a 1/4mile away and this bird is much much bigger than a grey heron, probably twice as tall.
As for seeing it, these birds are so pure bright white they stand out from the scenery like Persil washed sheets on a slag heap. I am pleased how well it came out, some I took from much nearer looked good in camera but on the PC were useless. This one is cropped to 78% viewed full screen on my PC. (Thank goodness for RAW)
Regards David

autumnlight

Link Posted 08/02/2012 - 16:01
Lovely, i would just be pleased to see one!
Kind regards Maria

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