Dance of the Sandhill Cranes

Uploaded: October 29, 2012 13:30:44


Photograph taken at the Isleton Crane Reserve near Lodi California. It was almost dark so image was taken at very high ISO (3200). Heavy handed noise removal resulted in a pleasant watercolor like effect.

Exif: F Number: 6.3, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/640 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 3200, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 840.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS-1D Mark IV


Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe October 29, 2012

Just beautiful. #1495258

Liz blahh October 29, 2012

Beautiful! #10392455

Bonnie C. Lackey level-classic October 29, 2012

An exceptional capture of grace and beauty, Leslie. Lovely image... #10392628

Terry T. Ruvalcaba October 30, 2012

great capture and post work! #10393959

Colette M. Metcalf October 30, 2012

What a beautiful capture!!! #10393979

Patricia A. Casey level-deluxe November 05, 2012

Very beautiful Leslie.....the use of "white" space exquisite! I hope we see this one again..... #10405076

Carrie M. Groseclose November 29, 2012

Absolutely beautiful Leslie. Congratulations on your well deserved Finalist! #10439073

Nadia Paul November 29, 2012

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist Leslie! #10439202

Patricia A. Casey level-deluxe November 30, 2012

And yes we see this wonderful image again.....I'm hoping for a third time Leslie....This is absolutely stunning! #10440710

Phyllis H. Burchett November 30, 2012

Congrats on this beautiful finalist Leslie! #10440768

November 30, 2012

Beautiful #10441211

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic November 30, 2012

This is spectacular. I'd frame it, and hang it on the wall, Leslie. Huge congrats -- and it deserves Gold. #10441758

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic November 30, 2012

And it got the GOld. Fantastic, and sincere congrats. #10443334

Colette M. Metcalf November 30, 2012

A BIG congrats to you!! WTG! #10443480

Phyllis H. Burchett November 30, 2012

Congrats on this gorgeous winner!!! #10443697

Robin R. November 30, 2012

Beautiful image. Congrats. #10443830

Rona L. Schwarz November 30, 2012

This is truly gorgeous, Leslie! So elegant and artistic! I love to shoot Cranes myself but only get to do so a couple of times a year during their migration. Anyway, huge congratulations on this most brilliant Winner! #10443856

Lisa Banting December 01, 2012

Beautiful! Love the lighting on this one. #10444439

JO ANN CLEVELAND December 01, 2012

Congrats on this 2nd Place Gold winner, it is certainly well deserved Leslie!

jo ann c. #10445229

Patricia A. Casey level-deluxe December 02, 2012

I'm thrilled to no end that this won Gold....a huge congratulations for you Leslie!!!! Cheers.... #10446268

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic December 02, 2012

Already a Fave, Leslie. Big CONGRATZ!!!

UB. #10447878

Cindy Bendush level-classic December 03, 2012

Beautiful - congratulations on your gold! #10449535

Merna L. Nobile December 09, 2012

To my photo friend:
Look back with pride,
Look forward with excitement,
Enjoy the success of the day.

James Garrison February 22, 2013

An amazing image, especially considering the high ISO. #10579742

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic August 13, 2013

Very Pretty! #10806927

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