portrait of a great blue heron

© Frank Cerra

portrait of a great blue heron

Uploaded: April 30, 2011


Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: -1.00, ExposureTime: 10/4000 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 200, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 49.20 mm, Model: DMC-ZS7


Rolando Rosito May 18, 2011

Outstanding finalist Frank, good luck next round! #1378124

Merna L. Nobile May 19, 2011

It is with great pleasure that I offer my congratulations on your award for the month of April. Merna


Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic May 20, 2011

on your very deserving
2nd Place WINNER! 8o) #9418008

Rolando Rosito May 20, 2011

You did it! Congratulations, Great Win! #9418513


WTG, Framl! Huge congratulations on your awesome 2n Place Gold WINNER!!!

jo ann c. #9420525

Denny E. Barnes level-deluxe May 21, 2011

Outstanding!! Congratulations, Frank on your fantastic and well deserved win!! #9420932

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic May 22, 2011

Huge CONGRATZ on this beautiful GOLD Winner, Frank!!!

UB. #9421168

Claudia Kuhn level-classic May 22, 2011

Congratulations on your wonderful winner! #9422297

Don Johnson level-deluxe May 24, 2011

Frank, this is an excellent shot. The B&W aspect of this image really works. And, I agree with you that the suggestion from the GCC judge helped this image. Congratulations! #9425591

Phyllis H. Burchett May 25, 2011

Fantastic capture and treatment, congrats on your win! #9428227

Donna La Mattino Pagakis May 25, 2011

Congratulations on your win Frank. Excellent! #9428295

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic May 27, 2011

Just gorgeous, Frank. Huge congrats. #9431498

Lori Carlson June 18, 2011

Great pose & pleasing tone, Frank!! Congrats to you! =) #9467291

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