© Lynn Haack


Uploaded: February 10, 2008


Canon Powershot S3-PS applied
Photo of a Great Blue Heron on a dock at our cabin on Lost Lake in northern WI. Early morning sunrise provided this silhouette lighting. Slight crop, sharpening, contrast, light rendering spotlight, brightness, curves, color sat, cloning and gaussian blur applied. Had fun with this! Entered into Animals.

Exif: F Number: 3.5, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/640 seconds, Flash: reserved, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 39.10 mm, Model: Canon PowerShot S3 IS


February 10, 2008

Beautiful!! #851594

Mike Clime February 10, 2008

Beautiful composition and lighting, Lynn! #5474103

Matt Quaid February 10, 2008

very nice shot Lynn, looks wonderful #5474442

Donna L. Palmlund February 10, 2008

This is beautiful! #5474518

Judi Morrissey February 10, 2008

Lovely shot, Lynn! #5474562

Susan Weisensel February 10, 2008

Wonderful color and clarity, really beautiful. #5474894

Summer A. Kozisek February 10, 2008

Lovely silhouette Lynn, the composition and colors are gorgeous! #5474919

Sanjay KH February 11, 2008

Nice Shot #5476870

Lynn Haack February 11, 2008

Jennifer, Mike, Matt, Donna, Judi, Susan, Summer and Sanjay....thank you so much for your wonderful comments....it is very much appreciated. Have a wonderful day! Lynn #5478931

Evy Johansen level-classic February 11, 2008

Very beautiful image, Lynn!! Wonderful light and color!! #5481518

Karen Bacon February 14, 2008

Lovely composition Lynn!It really conveys that feeling of stillness just as the sun rises. #5495133

Lynn Haack February 14, 2008

Evy and Karen...thank you so much for your wonderful comments....your galleries are an inspiration to me! Lynn #5495982

Phil Stith February 16, 2008

My favorite of this series, Lynn. Beautiful work!!! #5502572

Lynn Haack February 19, 2008

Phil, thank you very much for taking the time to comment...it is very much appreciated! You have a very creative gallery of beautiful photos. Lynn #5517546

Dianna Murphy February 21, 2008

Very peaceful, thoughtful and beautiful! #5527430

Mitch Spence level-classic February 22, 2008

A lovely group of studies you've been doing with the lake and the heron, Lynn. #5531771

Nancy (Peaches) Harker February 22, 2008

Fantastic job with the rendering lighting Lynn, fantastic color, comp as well!!! Really beautiful!!! #5532282

Lynn Haack February 22, 2008

Dianna, Mitch and Peches...thank you all so much for your kind commnets. I enjoyed my tour through your galleries very much! Lynn #5532477

Dennis Walton February 23, 2008

It was worth WAITING. I love silhouette shots like this one. It is beautiful. #5541178

Nick Lagos February 24, 2008

This is a lovely series Lynn...congratss #5542611

Lynn Haack February 24, 2008

Dennis and Nick...thank you so much for your encouraging comments. Both of your galleries are very inpsiring. Lynn #5543575

Kathleen Rinker February 24, 2008

Very beautiful, love the color and the silouette!!! #5545128

Kate Jackson level-classic February 25, 2008

Another beautiful Heron Lynn! I especially like the soft grasses in the foreground on this one! #5549153

Lynn Haack February 27, 2008

Kathleen and Kate...thanks for stopping by and giving me such wonderful compliments! I truly appreciate your opinions and your kindness. I enjoyed your inspiring galleries very much...Lynn #5564033

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe March 02, 2008

I really love this heron capture Lynn!!!! A winning image, so cool!!! Good luck!!! #5584190

Lynn Haack March 08, 2008

Donna, thank you so much! You have some great new additions to your inspiring gallery....Lynn #5611086

Chua Wee Boo March 09, 2008

Very beautiful silhouette image,Lynn!Love the gorgeous colours! #5615626

Lynn Haack March 19, 2008

Chua....many thanks for your kind comments. I enjoyed my stroll through your beautiful and inspiring gallery! Lynn #5664224

Colleen Farrell March 22, 2008

Fabulous! Big congratulations on this finalist, Lynn! #5677453

Mitch Spence level-classic March 22, 2008

Congratulations to you, Lynn! #5677666

Margaret R. Barry March 22, 2008

Congratulations on your fantastic finalist, Lynn! #5677784

Tammy Espino March 22, 2008

Congrats on the finalist, whoooooooooooooooo I love this series of your bird! #5678178

Sylvia Rossler March 22, 2008

A big congrats on this awesome finalist Lynn :O) #5678240

Jeana Clark March 22, 2008


~J~ #5678792

Barbara Waldoch level-classic March 22, 2008

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Lynn! #5679371

Susan Fox March 22, 2008

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist Lynn! #5680061

Sam Britt March 22, 2008

Congratulations, Lynn! #5680255

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic March 22, 2008

Love this, Lynn!
~lisa #5680277

Evy Johansen level-classic March 22, 2008

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Lynn!! #5681206

Colette M. Metcalf March 23, 2008

Congratulations!!! #5681596

Arlene Krassner March 23, 2008

Hey Lynn, Congratulations. #5682006

Robert Baer March 23, 2008

just beautiful! congratulations! #5682496

Cassie L. Woodlee March 23, 2008

CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!!!!!!!! #5682561

Susan M. Campbell March 23, 2008

Way to go Lynn...congrats!! #5682818

Karen Bacon March 23, 2008

Congrats on this wonderful finalist Lynn! #5682831

Cheryl E. Molennor March 23, 2008

Congratulations on this great finalist! #5682987

Stefania Barbier level-addict March 23, 2008

HUGE congrats Lynn!!! #5684208

Patrick Rouzes level-classic March 23, 2008

HEYYYYYYYY ,Lynn!!!!!!!!! CONGRATULATIONS on this incredible finalist!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #5684974

Eivor Kuchta March 23, 2008

Congratulations on your well deserved finalist! I love your heron images! #5685242

Tiia Vissak March 24, 2008

Congratulations! #5686607

Susan Weisensel March 24, 2008

Super image Lynn, Congrats on your finalist. Good luck. #5689796

john dunne March 24, 2008

Fantastic. This one is a winner. #5690115

Nancy (Peaches) Harker March 24, 2008

Big Congrats on your finalist Lynn, best of luck in the next round!!! #5690304

Janet McNeil level-classic March 24, 2008

So lovely - no surprise here!! Congratulations! #5690986

Janet McNeil level-classic March 24, 2008

No sooner than I wrote the above and the winners came out - Congratulations!! #5691181

Margaret R. Barry March 24, 2008

Congratulations on your fantastic win, Lynn! #5691197

Larry L. Redmon level-deluxe March 24, 2008

Congratulations, Lynn! #5691203

Patrick Rouzes level-classic March 24, 2008

A HUGE CONGRATULATIONS on this PHENOMENAL WIN, Lynn!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #5691290

Nikki McDonald level-classic March 24, 2008

Truly a beautiful and deserved win, Lynn. Congratulations. #5691302

Susan Fox March 24, 2008

Congratulations on your win Lynn! #5691359

Cassie L. Woodlee March 24, 2008

WTG CONGRATS on your win, Lynn!!!!!!!! #5691623

anonymous March 24, 2008

Congratulations Lynn on your beautiful win! B- #5691651

Tammy Espino March 24, 2008

Congrats on the win girl! :) #5691712

Nancy (Peaches) Harker March 24, 2008

BIG Congrats on your win!!! #5691810

Sam Britt March 24, 2008

Congratulations on this winner, Lynn! #5691854

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe March 24, 2008

I'm delighted to see this in the winner's circle, a huge congratulations!!! Excellent work Lynn!!! #5692224

Cyn Valentine level-classic March 24, 2008

Beautiful winner Lynn..big congratulations!! #5692338

Elida Gutierrez March 24, 2008


A Special Star
For all the Winners.

Eivor Kuchta March 24, 2008

Yeaaah, a winner!!! Big congratulations!! #5692598

Cindy Bendush level-classic March 24, 2008

Congratulations on this stunning winner Lynn! WTG!!! #5692687

Evy Johansen level-classic March 24, 2008

Big congratulations on your wonderful win, Lynn!! #5692923

Sylvia Rossler March 24, 2008

A big congrats on your win Lynn :O) #5693002

Stefania Barbier level-addict March 24, 2008

HUGE congrats Lynn for your spectacular win!!!! #5693098

Tiia Vissak March 25, 2008

congratulations on your winner! #5693150

Stephen Zacker March 25, 2008

Congratulations #5693684

Arlene Krassner March 25, 2008

Congratulations on your win Lynne. #5694164

Cheryl E. Molennor March 25, 2008

Congratulations! #5694730

Susan Weisensel March 25, 2008

Super congrats to you Lynn on this outstanding image. WTG. #5694860

Susie Peek-Swint March 25, 2008

Many congrats Lynn ~ a well-deserved winner this is stunning! #5695289

Michael G. Marshall March 25, 2008

Congratulations on your winner Lynn! It's a beautiful image! Michael #5695395

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict March 25, 2008

Congratulations Lynn, on your Win.

Dominick #5695984

Becky J. Parkinson level-deluxe March 25, 2008

Congratulations - this is just beautiful! #5696078

Terry L. Ellis level-classic March 25, 2008

Congratulations, Lynn! A gorgeous Second Place win! #5696127

Dianna Murphy March 25, 2008

Gorgeous Lynn, WTG!!! #5697151

Maria Zammit March 25, 2008

Congratulations on this beautiful winner Lynn! #5699014

Graeme yew Chow March 26, 2008

Fantastic image and congratulation to you , Lynn. #5699406

Marcel Eni March 26, 2008

Outstanding silhouette and composition - very peaceful ! Congratulations, Lynn ! #5701273

Ron Roberts March 26, 2008


Mike D. Perez March 26, 2008

Congratulations on you beautiful Winner, Lynn! #5702929

Patricia Ronan March 27, 2008

Congratulations on your win Lynn, beautiful image:) #5705710

Colette M. Metcalf March 27, 2008

Congratulations to you, Lynn!!!! #5706524

Lynn Haack March 29, 2008

Many thanks to all of you for your wonderful comments and kind support. I am honored! Lynn #5715085

Nick Lagos March 30, 2008

Big congrats to you Lynn..a lovely image from an excellent series....a well deserved win #5720397

RC Fritz June 14, 2008

Excellent work here, Lynn!! Big Congratulations on your WIN!! #6060437

Lynn Haack September 14, 2008

Many thanks to all who commented on this photo. Your kind support and encouragement is very much appreciated! Lynn #6454899

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