The Great Blue Heron

© Emmett S. Speelman

The Great Blue Heron

Uploaded: July 28, 2005


Found this Bird while on Glenndale lake


John C. Precht September 18, 2005

nice shot!!!how did u get this....i have a 75/3oo mm lens which so far is not allowing me to get close enough to shoot these birds .....??their eyes r too good as soon as I creep close enough to catch a glimpse of them they take off not to return...a nemesis indeed this beautyful boyd..ENJOY JOHNC. PRECHT #312403

Emmett S. Speelman September 18, 2005

Thanks John, I took thiss shot from my pontoon boat, I laid on the deck while my wife slowly moved the boat closer.
This seems to work really well. I have taken a few close shots of these beautiful birds this why. #1851736

John C. Precht September 18, 2005

Emmett thats really cool man, now I just have to figure out which is more cost effective, the 200/400mm telephoto zoom or the pontoon boat.. with my luck my sweetie would end up driving me into an allegator,lol,, Enjoy...John C. Precht #1852692

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