Cruise Control

© Jeff W. Robinson

Cruise Control

R. J. Laudenbacher level-classic 4/13/2012 3:13:48 AM

Fabulous action capture with great details, Jeff. #1456233

Mary K. Robison level-classic 4/13/2012 3:25:23 AM

We never get birds as large as this in our local pond. This is a terrific stop-motion capture, Jeff! #10088361

Danny B. Head level-classic 4/13/2012 3:34:05 AM

Great capture....! #10088375

Tiia Vissak level-classic 4/13/2012 3:35:20 AM

a cool action image! #10088377

Marilyn Cornwell level-classic 4/13/2012 3:45:48 AM

Beautiful details, Jeff! #10088398

Doug Pignet level-classic 4/13/2012 3:55:37 AM

very nice stop action of this bird in flight...nicely done #10088410

Michelle Alton level-classic 4/13/2012 4:00:39 AM

Great inflight capture, Jeff. I have NEVER accomplished one--but the pesky GBH has now returned to our pond (that he DECIMATED last year). Perhaps I can succeed at capturing him in flight when I scream and jump up and down "in his face!" [laughing] #10088416

Jeff W. Robinson level-classic 4/13/2012 4:09:28 AM

From another page:

Jack Gaskin
member since: 11/2/2007

OUTSTANDING Love watching the glide silently in to a perch or to fish.
Jack

4/13/2012 3:13:26 AM
#10088440

Karen E. Michaels level-classic 4/13/2012 4:12:52 AM

WoW!
What a steady hand.
Bravo, Jeff! #10088450

Jean-Pierre Ducondi level-classic 4/13/2012 4:15:52 AM

Gorgeous action work Jeff. Well done.
JP #10088457

Claudia Kuhn level-classic 4/13/2012 4:22:30 AM

Beautiful capture Jeff! #10088468

Val Feldman level-classic 4/13/2012 4:47:10 AM

Perfect! From the excellent stop action, to the clarity, colors, details (love that upturned wing!) to the tiny droplets flying from his feet! Love watching these guys "do their thing" also - Master Fishermen! #10088505

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-classic 4/13/2012 4:54:06 AM

Super catch, Jeff!! Enjoy your day off!
Hope you don't get stormed on too bad. #10088519

Bill Johnson level-classic 4/13/2012 5:32:51 AM

Jeff, Outstanding timing and capture. #10088566

Jyri Vissak level-classic 4/13/2012 5:42:57 AM

Great timing! Well done. #10088591

Bobby Ray Goodman level-classic 4/13/2012 5:46:46 AM

Hi Jeff,Beautiful in flight capture my friend.Wonderful color and lighting.They say we have them here in Az,I've only seen one!!! #10088597

Agnes Fegan level-classic 4/13/2012 5:50:46 AM

Beautiful capture Jeff! Nice to be able to watch this from your backyard! #10088601

Monnie Ryan level-classic 4/13/2012 6:59:24 AM

Fantastic action capture, Jeff - how wonderful to have this guy right in your backyard! #10088722

frank w. degenhardt level-classic 4/13/2012 7:15:57 AM

My goodness Jeff. Its like we could climb on its back and go for a ride you got in so close. The sight of these gorgeous birds soaring above the water is always such a thrill. Stunning colors and features brought out. Amazing work my friend. #10088750

Mariann Kovats level-classic 4/13/2012 7:54:52 AM

Fabulous capture, Jeff! Fantastic details and colors! #10088821

Stefania Barbier level-classic 4/13/2012 8:06:29 AM

fantastic clarity in this beautiful in-flight capture Jeff! #10088841

isabel C. Zepeda level-classic 4/13/2012 8:48:49 AM

Jeff

Beautiful picture,great timing and clarity

Ysa... #10088885

Bojan Bencic level-classic 4/13/2012 9:11:14 AM

Great light and action captured, Jeff. Fantastic photo. #10088913

Amalia Sylvia Ms Arriaga Salinas level-classic 4/13/2012 9:38:15 AM

Fantastic capture Jeff!,
Amalia #10088943

Mike Clime level-classic 4/13/2012 10:28:59 AM

Fantastic action shot and excellent details, Jeff!! #10088981

Bill Houghton level-classic 4/13/2012 10:54:48 AM

Jeff, great shot of this heron. Good detail and color. Bill #10089013

Lynn M. Whitt level-classic 4/13/2012 10:55:53 AM

Great capture and clarity... #10089016

Donna LaMattino Pagakis level-classic 4/13/2012 11:23:34 AM

Incredible stop action, an exciting wildlife capture Jeff! #10089058

Marijana Fajgl level-classic 4/13/2012 12:08:13 PM

Fantastic action capture, Jeff, wonderful clarity and details! #10089119

Mitch Spence level-classic 4/13/2012 12:13:47 PM

Oh, my--terrific in-flight capture, Jeff. #10089128

Carol Eade level-classic 4/13/2012 2:13:58 PM

Beautiful in-flight shot, Jeff! #10089297

Maria Coulson level-classic 4/13/2012 2:38:30 PM

Wow! Great capture. Love the clarity. #10089322

John Connolly level-classic 4/13/2012 2:39:49 PM

A beautiful bird and a great in flight capture Jeff! I wouldn't mind these birds living in my back yard! #10089323

Lorraine A. Cook level-classic 4/13/2012 2:40:15 PM

FANTASTIC in-flight capture with AWESOME color, clarity and detail, Jeff!!<:))

The Delaware River has blue heron, but they are 'illusive', My Friend!!<:)) #10089324

Stephen Zacker level-classic 4/13/2012 3:33:34 PM

What a capture #10089394

Marcel J. Fernandez level-classic 4/13/2012 4:12:33 PM

Jeff, this is a Fantastic capture. #10089432

Katherine Kuhn level-classic 4/13/2012 4:38:15 PM

Wonderful stop-action with great color & detail! #10089474

Carol L. Fowler level-classic 4/13/2012 4:47:23 PM

Beautiful in-flight image #10089496

Ann Coates level-classic 4/13/2012 4:50:02 PM

A brilliant shot Jeff. #10089503

David Phalen level-classic 4/13/2012 6:07:44 PM

A fabulous in-flight capture with excellent light, colors and clarity!! #10089578

Terry Cervi level-classic 4/13/2012 7:43:39 PM

A fantastic action shot, Jeff!! #10089665

Rona L. Schwarz level-classic 4/13/2012 10:33:17 PM

Instant favorite, Jeff! Fabulous in-flight capture of this heron - the detail is exquisite! Love the water droplets and the lighting. I am so envious of how close you are able to get! #10089808

Robert K. Bemus level-classic 4/14/2012 1:28:42 AM

Great in-flight capture, Jeff!! #10089918

Jeff W. Robinson level-classic 4/14/2012 2:56:09 AM

Thanks Everyone Very Much!! Jeff #10089958

Sabrina Ryan level-classic 4/14/2012 7:27:02 AM

Cute title, wonderful capture, Jeff #10090305

Rod Partington level-classic 4/14/2012 9:23:51 AM

Great capture Jeff! #10090482

Jeff W. Robinson level-classic 4/15/2012 2:51:32 AM

Thank You Sabrina and Rod! Jeff #10091341

Tony Ebben level-classic 4/15/2012 3:59:58 AM

A great action shot. He certainly has a serious look about him, very fixed on his destination I'd say. Good one, mate. #10091410

Ken Smith level-classic 4/15/2012 6:29:39 AM

I've always liked the herons...perfect title on this one, Jeff! #10091557

Linda A. Braddock level-classic 4/15/2012 7:17:55 AM

Outstanding Capture, Jeff! #10091630

Emile Abbott level-classic 4/15/2012 12:00:42 PM

Fabulous details in this stop action capture, Jeff #10091883

Heather Loewenhardt level-classic 4/15/2012 8:04:35 PM

I am so jealous of your resident neighbor. Fabulous in flight capture. #10092502

Jeff W. Robinson level-classic 4/16/2012 3:14:29 AM

Thank You! Jeff #10092825

Debbie Bray level-classic 4/16/2012 12:45:00 PM

Great stop action of this heron in flight, Jeff! #10093670

Jeff W. Robinson level-classic 4/16/2012 2:42:38 PM

Thank You Debbie! Jeff #10093858

Douglas Perry level-classic 4/16/2012 4:13:35 PM

Fantastic BIF capture. Wonderful detail! #10093991

Thomas E. Hinds level-classic 4/16/2012 6:39:37 PM

Terrific capture of this amazing specimen! They are so much fun to see and I find them difficult to capture. Great job, Jeff! #10094320

Ellen Hodges level-classic 4/16/2012 7:17:29 PM

Incredible in flight capture, Jeff!!! Awesome in every way!!! #10094386

Jeff W. Robinson level-classic 4/17/2012 2:55:57 AM

Thank You! Jeff #10094828

Antonio Amen level-classic 4/17/2012 3:03:46 AM

When I see this fly is that I like to be bird, nice shot. #10094852

Jill Odice level-classic 4/17/2012 12:36:36 PM

What a amazing detail you captured as this big bird was flying by! #10095659

Allen O. Howard 4/17/2012 1:05:47 PM

An excellent flight capture of this Heron Jeff! #10095699

Jeff W. Robinson level-classic 4/17/2012 3:52:33 PM

Thank You! Jeff #10095975

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic 4/18/2012 7:46:32 AM

Fantastic action shot...amazing detail, clarity and depth. #10097304

Jeff W. Robinson level-classic 4/18/2012 4:08:57 PM

Thank You! Jeff #10097979

Phyllis A. Houghton level-classic 4/19/2012 9:49:22 PM

Great capture. I've been working on getting an image like this, but like Michelle, that is yet to come. Great clarity and comp. #10099962

Jeff W. Robinson level-classic 4/20/2012 3:20:26 AM

Thank You Phyllis! Jeff #10100177

Raymond Pauly level-classic 4/21/2012 12:19:49 PM

Great in-flight capture here, Jeff! I want to thank you for your frequent comments in my photos. I am an oral surgeon and I work at a big hospital, so I don't have as much chance to comment as I wish, but I do enjoy your work a lot.
Thanks again for your latest comment on my photo "Clouds and Fire". Actually I wish I had used a slow shutter because the water looks too harsh. The sun was going down quickly and my tripod was not at hand... you know how it is.
Best regards, Raymond #10102850

Phyllis Burchett level-classic 4/21/2012 5:25:13 PM

Fantastic capture Jeff! #10103200

Jeff W. Robinson level-classic 4/22/2012 3:08:11 AM

Thank You Raymond and Phyllis!! Jeff #10103646

Linda S. Smith level-classic 5/21/2012 10:46:18 PM

Very beautiful heron capture Jeff! #10145221

Jeff W. Robinson level-classic 5/25/2012 4:12:50 PM

Thank You Linda! Jeff #10149889

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Description


This Great Blue Heron often fishes on the lake behind our home!

Canon 100-400L IS at 260mm. ISO 200, Mid-Afternoon, 1/2,000 @ 5.6, EC 0

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/2000 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 200, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 260.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 50D

Uploaded on 4/13/2012 3:08:31 AM

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