Night Heron and Blue Sky


Night Heron and Blue Sky

Uploaded: October 05, 2015 | Entered: October 05, 2015 14:03:52


Lake Balboa Park in Los Angeles has many Herons; this particular one was perched on a tree branch with the blue sky behind him.

Exif: F Number: 9, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/640 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 320, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 280.00 mm, Model: NIKON D610


Cindy Koller October 18, 2015 1

Great job. Lake Balboa and the Wetlands across the way can be a good place to find Blue Herons, Egrets, Ducks, Geese, Swans, Pelicans assorted gulls, cormorants and whatever else happens to show up, depending on the season. I caught my most famous photo 'Crying Duck' there, while testing out a new lens, as I live 5 minutes away. I've never seen a night heron there. Kudos. #1640175

October 18, 2015

Thanks Cindy! Are you a professional photographer by chance? Your portfolio here is very good. #11387533

Cindy Koller October 18, 2015

Well, thanks for the compliment. I'd like to be, but unfortunately, there is really no way to make any money these days (and at my age) as a wildlife photographer. I sell some of my photos, and I have had good fortune to have been able to travel with some of the finest wildlife photographers in the world, it would be hard to call myself professional, more like semi-professional. #11387586

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