Taking Off

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe January 14, 2011

Good for you, Maria. Hope you have a safe and fun trip. Excellent timing and capture. Just beautiful! #1344025

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe January 14, 2011

Fantastic capture Maria - Enjoy your trip down south!! Jeff #9162208

Aimee S. McMaster January 14, 2011

...have a glorious trip Maria...be safe...enjoy the sunshine...what a perfect capture! #9162261

frank w. degenhardt level-classic January 14, 2011

It will be a nice getaway for you and alittle warmer. I hope you have a blast, get to see some beautiful sights, enjoy some photography.
Talk about perfect timing, WOW, girl, this is beautiful. Love the way its wings are spread and the look of the lift off. Beautifully composed, the colors are gorgeous, and I am amazed at the sharpness of the details. An incredible wildlife scene, belongs in Nat Geo. Amazing work daer friend. You be careful, be safe, take care. #9162333

Val Feldman level-deluxe January 14, 2011

...and like this beautiful heron taking wing so perfectly, so will you tomorrow! I bet you'll be smiling BIG every minute of that flight down to FL! :) Wonderful capture, Mia - Enjoy your vacation and soak up enough sun to last you thru the rest of the winter! #9162421

Jack Gaskin January 14, 2011

Hey talk w Sabrina R. she said we may all be able to get together for a shoot.
I'll call her later today and see what we can work out.

Have a Safe Flight
Jack #9162434

Patrick Rouzes level-classic January 14, 2011

WOW, MAria, superb clarity, tones, textures, lighting,& lift-off pose here, my friend! Hope to see this again!

HOpe you can get together with other BPers & have a lovely trip! #9162810

Claudia Kuhn level-classic January 14, 2011

Beautiful capture Maria... looks like he's leaving someone in the nest. Enjoy your Fla. trip! #9163191

Maria A. Gonzalez January 14, 2011

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Gorgeous capture, Maria!! Have a verrrrrry fun and safe tip!!! Sounds like a whole lot of fun!!!
1/14/2011 4:45:17 AM

Terry Cervi level-classic January 16, 2011

Nice timing, Maria! A wonderful capture! #9166960

Marty Straub January 17, 2011

Excellent photo depicting your Florida departure, Maria. Great details, and how cool is it that he turned his head for a profile for you before lifting off. #9168006

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna January 18, 2011

Incredible capture, Maria! :-) k #9171280

Amanda J. Tanner level-classic January 21, 2011

A beautiful capture! Wonderful detail. Nice work Maria! #9182889

Carol L. Fowler January 25, 2011

Wonderful timing- great capture #9192868

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Taken at Viera Wetlands,Viera Fla.
Manual hand-held F/8 1/1000sec ISO400 500mm CWAverage.No filters no effects.
Ah,tomorrow afternoon I'll be in Fla,our temperatures at night in the single digits..Brrrrr.
Great Blue Heron ready to take off.
Have a great day,everyone.

Exif: F Number: 8, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 10/10000 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 400, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 500.00 mm, Model: NIKON D300

Uploaded on January 14, 2011

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