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Challenge: Best of 2017 (Standard Editing)
Collection: Challenge Stuff
Camera: Olympus OM-D E-M1
Lens: Olympus 150mm f/2.0 Zuiko Digital
Location: Luce Bayou in Huffman, Texas
Date: Sep 4, 2017
Aperture: 2.0
ISO: 320
Shutter: 1/800
Date Uploaded: Feb 1, 2018

A Great Blue Heron (Ardea Herodias) is sharpening it's beak on an available log in the early morning light on Luce Bayou in Huffman, Texas, USA.

I had a similar shot that took the Red in the Double Vision challenge. Hoping this one performs similar to the other one.

I am also about to order a print of this at 30x20 on metallic paper, canít wait to get it back.........

Place: 4 out of 87
Avg (all users): 6.6167
Avg (commenters): 9.0000
Avg (participants): 6.5957
Avg (non-participants): 6.6923
Views since voting: 694
Views during voting: 106
Votes: 60
Comments: 9
Favorites: 0

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02/12/2018 10:25:58 PM
The pastels plus the stillness make this truly stunning. Nice work and congrats!
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02/11/2018 07:31:01 AM
Utterly beautiful image. It will, indeed, make a fabulous print.
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02/11/2018 06:39:12 AM
Hello from the critique club

An appealing image that contributes to the open challenge well

Well done Ronnie, the HM reflects (excuse the pun) the quality of your lovely image. I love the subtle pastel shades in the background and reflections on the water, beautiful. You have these lovely shots well and truly nailed Ronnie, there's not a lot more I can add...
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02/10/2018 01:41:56 PM
This is absolutely beautiful and received one of my top votes. The crispness, reflection, and composition were well done.
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02/10/2018 02:23:27 AM
Crikey I can't believe this didn't beat mine. Even my kids thought this was better than mine:) Congrats!
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02/10/2018 12:46:38 AM
Congratulations on the HM. Such a lovely shot, it will make a fabulous print.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
02/09/2018 10:40:49 AM
Oh a definite contender for the blue in my opinion. Very nice indeed.
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02/07/2018 12:27:25 PM
Perfect reflection. So hard to find the right subject at the moment when the water is completely still!
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02/04/2018 05:02:02 AM
10++ Nothing more to say...

Just voted.
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