Love Is In The Air

© Phyllis Burchett

Love Is In The Air

David M. Montero level-fanatic 3/18/2012 7:14:06 PM

This is a great capture Phyllis! Your timing was perfect catching these two smooching in the trees. Great post processing too! #1450448

Kathy Salerni level-fanatic 3/18/2012 8:44:15 PM

Oh my! This is like poetry in motion, Phyllis! A beautiful capture and treatment! #10043866

Liz Bullock level-fanatic 3/19/2012 6:40:01 AM

Beautiful! #10044584

Zita A. Strother level-fanatic 3/19/2012 12:43:37 PM

This is why they call photography painting with light! Lovely capture. #10045026

Terry Cervi level-fanatic 3/19/2012 7:31:35 PM

This is just amazingly beautiful, Phyllis! Love it! A fave! #10045587

Karen Celella level-fanatic 3/21/2012 4:28:33 PM

Fabulous work, Phyllis! #10048512

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-fanatic 3/23/2012 9:34:15 AM

Looks like a winner to me Phyllis!

jo ann c. #10050789

Leslie McLain level-fanatic 3/26/2012 7:17:34 PM

Stunning capture, Phyllis. #10059601

Deborah C. Lewinson level-fanatic 3/26/2012 8:13:31 PM

Wow, Phyllis, awesome capture and processing!!!

Debby #10059797

Rona L. Schwarz level-fanatic 3/26/2012 8:27:39 PM

I've been pretty bad about commenting lately myself, Phyllis. Ummm, really like this one - great action capture of these two, wonderful dance, great motion and terrific effects! #10059823

Carol Teal 2/18/2013 11:31:37 PM

Stunning! #10574411

Donna LaMattino Pagakis level-fanatic 2/25/2013 7:18:58 AM

A masterpiece, I adore this image. Instant fav! #10583389

Sheryl Sturges level-fanatic 2/27/2013 4:20:30 PM

You continue to amaze! Best of luck -- this is a winner regardless. #10588826

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Description

Great egrets are monogamous, meaning that they mate for life. When searching for a mate, males will try to impress females with long plumes held up over their back.

Great egrets were once hunted to the brink of extinction for their feathers in the late 1800s and early 1900s. In fact, they were at one point worth twice their weight in gold. In North America, their population was reduced by over 95 percent. Thankfully, they were soon protected by law and have seen a dramatic increase in their numbers.

Exif: F Number: 7.1, Exposure Bias Value: 1.00, ExposureTime: 1/320 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 400, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 500.00 mm, Model: NIKON D300

Uploaded on 3/18/2012 6:12:53 PM

Made With

Camera: Nikon D3 Digital SLR Camera

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