Uploaded: November 10, 2013 03:59:35


This Great Blue Heron and I greeted the day together - I had a Caffè Misto and the Heron enjoyed his sunrise Straight-Up!!

Canon 10-400L IS at 400mm. ISO 100, 1/400 @ f6.3, EC -1 1/3 (N&L)

Exif: F Number: 6.3, Exposure Bias Value: -1.33, ExposureTime: 1/400 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 400.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II


Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe November 10, 2013

Beautiful sunrise. Great comp. and silhouettes. #1552015

Colette M. Metcalf November 10, 2013

Beautiful in every way!!!! Love it. #10895056

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-classic November 10, 2013

Love it! FAVE! #10895059

Gord MacEachern November 10, 2013

Wonderful image Jeff, great way to start the day. #10895060

Mary K. Robison November 10, 2013

Lovely lavender color in this early sunrise shot, Jeff. I like your title, too. #10895069

Renata Gusciora November 10, 2013

Amazing silhouettes,beautifully presented, Jeff!Outstanding image! #10895103

Ermanno Radice November 10, 2013

Excellent capture and composition, great image! #10895121

R. J. Laudenbacher level-classic November 10, 2013

Wonderful comp and great silhouette, Jeff. #10895136

Gail Sullivan level-classic November 10, 2013

This is really good, Jeff! #10895142

Tiia Vissak November 10, 2013

great tones, light & compo! #10895167

Bojan Bencic level-classic November 10, 2013

This is amazing, Jeff. Fantastic morning silhouette. #10895200

Ann H. Belus level-deluxe November 10, 2013

A great way to start the day! Fantastic image, Jeff! #10895274

John Connolly November 10, 2013

It looks like a great way to greet a new day Jeff! Love you r composition and great colors! The Heron is a big bonus! #10895308

David Phalen November 10, 2013

Beautiful work Jeff!! The light, tones, comp and silhouettes are outstanding!! #10895384

Laura E. Swan level-classic November 10, 2013

And did you bring him a little coffee bean to chew??? I guess not or he would have been flying loops and not sitting still for this gorgeous image!

Bravo, Jeff! :)

-Laura :D #10895415

Marijana Fajgl November 10, 2013

This is outstanding, Jeff! #10895421

Carol L. Fowler November 10, 2013

What a lovely color! #10895485

Janet McNeil level-classic November 10, 2013

Beautiful work, Jeff!! Think we may see this again!! #10895530

Orsi November 10, 2013

Awesome capture,Jeff!!! #10895562

Nancy L. Green level-classic November 10, 2013

LOVE the simplicity and the wonderful lighting and tones, BEAUTIFULLY done!!! <>< #10895621

Katherine Kuhn November 10, 2013

Wow, Jeff! Love this capture of the heron & the sun -- just gorgeous! #10895639

Mitch Spence level-classic November 10, 2013

Just the perfect silhouette at the perfect time of day, Jeff. #10895674

Terry Cervi level-deluxe November 10, 2013

How beautiful, Jeff! #10895721

Stephen Zacker November 10, 2013

Great simplicity, this is Stunning #10895746

Barbara Waldoch November 10, 2013

It's a beauty, Jeff! #10895805

Maria Coulson November 10, 2013

Beautiful color! #10895853

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe November 11, 2013

Thank You! Jeff #10895931

Douglas Pignet November 11, 2013

beautiful capture w/great comp & pov...well done #10895941

frank w. degenhardt November 11, 2013

Had to laugh at the humerous story behind the picture. It is so beautiful in color and presentation Jeff. Love the framing and the sun. The tree branches fill the page and add to the look. That heron is like a super bonus. Gorgeous beauty my friend. #10895953

frank w. degenhardt November 11, 2013

Had to laugh at the humerous story behind the picture. It is so beautiful in color and presentation Jeff. Love the framing and the sun. The tree branches fill the page and add to the look. That heron is like a super bonus. Gorgeous beauty my friend. #10895955

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic November 11, 2013

Wow, what a beautiful silhouette image of this wonderful morning experience. Wonderful presentation with perfect lighting, comp, and pov! 8o) #10896085

JO ANN CLEVELAND November 11, 2013

Wowww, a fave for me Jeff! Absolutely perfect..

jo ann c. #10896134

Ray level-classic November 11, 2013

Superb capture, Jeff! Beautiful silhouettes, composition, and lighting. #10896318

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic November 11, 2013

Beautiful image Jeff!,
Amalia #10896425

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe November 12, 2013

Thank You! Jeff #10897338

Jeffrey R. Bange November 12, 2013

Beautiful sunrise silhouette Jeff. #10897443

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe November 13, 2013

Thank You! Jeff #10898076

Ellen Hodges November 13, 2013

Fabulous pov and subject, Jeff! Love your comments, too!!! #10898219

Patrick Rouzes level-classic November 13, 2013

A near perfect shot, Jeff. Agree with all the above.

Daniella Puente November 14, 2013

This is AWESOME!!! #10898733

Ann Coates level-classic November 14, 2013

Such a stunning image Jeff. #10898848

Tammy Espino November 14, 2013

Excellent!! #10898984

Avril Young November 14, 2013

wow!!! stunning...simply awesome.. #10899096

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe November 15, 2013

Thank You! Jeff #10899260

Robert K. Bemus level-classic November 15, 2013

Great capture and description, Jeff! #10900044

Rudi Reiner level-classic November 15, 2013

What a great AM capture, nice work Jeff! #10900050

Cindy Bendush level-classic November 16, 2013

Great capture Jeff! #10900088

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe November 16, 2013

Thank You! Jeff #10900118

Donna R. Moratelli November 17, 2013

Excellent image, Jeff! #10900880

Donna R. Moratelli November 17, 2013

Excellent image,Beautiful light and comp! Jeff!It's a FAV #10900881

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe November 17, 2013

Thanks Donna! Jeff #10900903

Emile Abbott level-classic November 18, 2013

Great way to greet the day. Fabulous tones and silhouettes. Having my caffe a little late today. #10901852

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe November 19, 2013

Thanks Doc! Jeff #10902383

Luigi Di Serio level-classic November 22, 2013

What a stunning silhouette Jeff. Nice work. #10905078

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe November 23, 2013

Thank You Luigi! #10905273

Lyn Darlington December 31, 2013

Fantastic! Congrats on another wonderful finalist! #10933173

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict December 31, 2013

Congrats again and best wishes for the next round, Jeff! It's also a fave!

Debby #10933275

Jeffrey R. Bange January 01, 2014

Congratulations Jeff on your well deserved finalist photo. #10934510

Ray level-classic January 01, 2014

Congratulations on another outstanding Finalist, Jeff! #10934613

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe January 03, 2014

Thanks Everyone! Jeff #10935850

Ken Smith level-classic January 03, 2014

The heron is icing on the cake. Congrats on your finalist, Jeff! #10936265

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe January 04, 2014

Thank You Ken! Jeff #10936653

Merna L. Nobile January 04, 2014

I recently opened my e-mail and found an announcement from Better Photo that the month of November award winners were basking in the glory of finding their name beside their beautiful entry. CONGRATULATIONS! #10936996

Robert R. Goodman January 04, 2014

Hi Jeff,Congratulations on your beautiful finalist my friend!!!! #10937375

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe January 05, 2014

Thank You! Jeff #10937661

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