Tip - Toe

© Lynn Haack

Tip - Toe

Uploaded: September 06, 2007


Canon Powershot S3 - PS applied
This is a silohouette of a Great Blue Heron in northern Wisconsin. Over Labor Day, we stayed at the "up north" cabin. I got up at 5 am just to see the sunrise and hopefully, get a few good photos. What an awe-inspiring surprise to see this magestic bird fly in from a tree overhanging the lake and land on our pier! He stayed there for over 45 minutes and did'nt seem to mind my presense at all. The lake was so still that it reflected everything like a mirror. Photo edits include sharpening, contrast, added color sat and slight crop.

Exif: F Number: 3.5, Exposure Bias Value: +0, Exposure Time: 1/1000, Flash: flash did not fire, White Balance: auto white balance, Focal Length: 34mm, Camera Model: Canon PowerShot S3 IS


Heather September 06, 2007

Gorgeous Capture Lynn,You are So Talented!! :) #732126

Mary Anne Frey September 06, 2007

Awesome shot Lynn! Well worth waking up for! #4756691

Mary Clarke September 06, 2007

A very eye-catching image Lynn #4756772

Cary Rogers September 06, 2007

Very cool capture, Lynn! Great composition, lighting, colors, detail and reflection! #4756870

Patrick Rouzes level-classic September 06, 2007

WOW, Lynn, what a spectacular image you captured here. This is absolutely incredible & captivating indeed. Amazing work indeed!!!

Check the response to my " On the Beach" shot. #4757053

Karen Slagle September 06, 2007

Incredible and so artistic, Lynn. Aren't you glad you got up early??? This is super. #4757096

Jessica Jenney September 06, 2007

Gorgeous golden tones, silhouettes and effects, Lynn! #4757112

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic September 06, 2007

Beautiful capture, Lynn. Love the colors and the silhouetts. #4757129

Nancy (Peaches) Harker September 06, 2007

AWSOME girl. That's all I can think of to say that I havn't on the other's.

Cyn Valentine level-classic September 06, 2007

Wonderful comp and great color..beautifully done Lynn! #4757403

Dave Winchell September 06, 2007

What a wonderful shot! Dave #4757608

Lynn Haack September 09, 2007

Heather, Mary Anne, Mary C, Cary, Patrick, Karen, Jessica, Kay, Peaches, Cyn, and Dave.......your kind comments are very much appreciated...and Yes, Karen....it was well worth it to be up this early...the moments I enjoyed in solitude watching the sunrise and listening to all of God's creatures awaken to a new day will be long remembered. Lynn #4768539

Sam Britt September 10, 2007

Beautiful reflection, silhouettes & color, Lynn. Terrific image. #4774623

Robert R. Goodman level-addict September 11, 2007

Hi Lynn,And comgratulations on your EFP.Beautiful reflection and great color!!!! #4776033

Cassie L. Woodlee September 11, 2007

WOW, WOW, WOW this is absolutely STUNNING Lynn. Awesome silhouette, color and reflection!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #4779278

Lynn Haack September 11, 2007

Samantha, Robert and Cassie...thank you so much for you encouraging comments. I enjoyed your inspiring galleries very much! Lynn #4779845

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe September 12, 2007

Beautiful silhouttes, colors and reflections. Very creative work Lynn! #4783158

Lynn Haack September 12, 2007

Donna...many thanks for your kind comment.I enjoyed your gallery very much! Lynn #4783678

Joyce Bohm September 12, 2007

Lynn, this is FANTASTIC! Love the crystal clear reflection and the colors. You do an amazing job with these shots!!!!! Joyce #4783846

Robert Baer September 13, 2007

This is an awesome capture. I too head down to our dock at our cabin early in the am. Unfortunately we do not have birds on our dock but the reflections in the water make neat abstracts at that hour. #4785928

Duane Carter September 13, 2007

Very beautiful colors and a fine composition Lynn!!! I like watching them move along, they can step so slowly & gracefully. Must have very good balance and very strong muscles. #4786046

Kathleen Roughan level-deluxe September 14, 2007

Beautiful image, Lynn!! Great composition, colors and reflection! #4791536

Vikram Jamwal September 18, 2007

Excellent capture Lynn!!! #4807026

Mike D. Perez September 19, 2007

Awesome capture, Lynn! Great lighting, shadows and colors! #4813187

Hayden Cannon level-classic September 28, 2007

Fantastic capture Lynn great colors, lighting and shadows and congrats on the efp superb photo! #4859495

Lynn Haack September 29, 2007

Joyce, Justin, Duane, kathy, Vikram, Mike and Hayden...thank you all so much for stopping by and sharing your kind comments. It is very much appreciated. I also enjoyed your galleries very much! lynn #4861122

Mike D. Perez October 24, 2007

Congratulation on your multiple and beautiful Finalists, Lynn! #4975239

Kathy L. Clark October 25, 2007

WTG Lynn, congrats. #4978710

Sam Britt October 25, 2007

Congratulations, Lynn! #4980528

Gary Lange October 25, 2007

Many congrats, Lynn!! This is terrific!! Best of luck to you! #4981381

Carol Teal October 25, 2007

Just lovely Lynn! Congrats on your finalist! #4981538

Kathleen Roughan level-deluxe October 25, 2007

Congratulations Lynn!! #4982498

Elizabeth A. Marker level-classic October 25, 2007

Alright Lynn!! Another!! Got to do thr finialist dance!!!!! He, HE, He.. #4982600

Joyce Bohm October 25, 2007

Congrats Lynn! I knew it!!!!! #4982839

October 25, 2007

What an amazing capture!! If I hadn't read your info, I would've thought you placed the bird there. congrats and good luck! #4983062

Melissa Malisia October 26, 2007

Absolutely amazing shot Lynn!!! Big congrats on your Finalist!!! :) #4984882

Cyn Valentine level-classic October 26, 2007

Congratulations Lynn!! #4984885

Jessica Jenney October 26, 2007

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Lynn! #4985578

Lynn Haack October 27, 2007

Thank you everyone for the wonderful comments. I deeply appreciate your support and kindess. Lynn #4989909

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