Egret Ballet #4

© Dennis Gay

Egret Ballet #4

Uploaded: November 12, 2012


An action study of a male Aussie Little Egret (Egretta garzetta) as it dances and prances in the shallows to stir up crustaceans in the mud for its dinner.

The shot was made at Lake Cathie, south of my home town of Port Macquarie, NSW, Australia.

Canon 5D MkIII with Canon 70-200mm f/2.8 MkII L series lens fitted with Canon 1.4x MkIII Extender.

f/4 @ 1/3200sec, ISO 400.

Exif: F Number: 4, Exposure Bias Value: -0.67, ExposureTime: 1/3200 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 400, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 280.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark III


Michelle Alton November 12, 2012

Absolutely magnificent capture and presentation Dennis. I am drooling over your new gear! Congratulations! #1497962

Dennis Gay November 12, 2012

Bon jour Michelle!

Welcome to the Lake Cathie ballet. So glad to see you enjoyed the production.

Massive thanks for the great feedback.

D! #10415893

John Connolly November 12, 2012

A fabulous wildlife capture with astounding detail and reflections Dennis! Congratulations on your new camera! #10415988

Jane Hirst November 12, 2012

What a wonderful display...wonderfully captured. #10416178

Dennis Gay November 17, 2012

Howdy John & Jane!!

So good to see you both at the lake watching the ballet.

My warmest thanks for the great combined feedback.

D! #10422298

Dennis Gay November 17, 2012

Well, well Mr Editor!!!!!

Massive thanks for awarding my avian ballet dancer a PICK!

D! #10422299

Robert Jensen February 11, 2013

Great shot Dennis #10563767

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