August 22nd, 2014 – Avian Friday: Make it More Blue

Great Blue Herons are pretty common here in the Pacific Northwest. I sometimes have a tendency to take them for granted and not take advantage of capturing images of these beautiful birds. Here is one coming in for a landing, taken in nice light while photographing Bald Eagles earlier in the summer.

Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias )

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Seabeck, Washington
500mm | 1/500th Sec. @f/5.6 | ISO 500 | Hand-held

Canon 1DX+ Canon EF 500/4L IS USM

Processed with Lightroom 5, Photoshop CC, Nik Color Efx.

To see a larger version please click on the images.

Feel free to comment below if you like what you see or have any other observations.

Thanks for stopping by,

JayT

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