Uploaded: December 06, 2009 16:03:27


Nikon D 300 camera. Nikon 200 lens. Taken from a brige, over the Tarcoles river in Costa Rica. The egret is slowly walking near a bunch of resting cocodriles.

Exif: F Number: 11, Exposure Bias Value: -0.33, ExposureTime: 1/125 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 200, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 50.00 mm, Model: NIKON D300


Kara L. Hendricks February 19, 2010

YEEESHHH!!!!!! Did you wait around to see if the egret met his maker? What a cool shot!!! #1240530

Raymond Pauly February 19, 2010

Felicitaciones Juan José! Una foto genial!
Raymond Pauly #8397718

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic February 25, 2010

WOW... just awesome. Love the pov and the connotation of this image. An easy choice as a WINNER, Juan!

UB. #8414001

Michelle Alton February 25, 2010

Gorgeous winner, Juan! I love it. Congratulations! #8415315

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic February 25, 2010

Thought so, Juan. Huge CONGRTAZ> on getting into the Winners' Circle!

UB. #8415439

Mitch Spence level-classic February 25, 2010

Amazing shot, amazing perspective. Congratulations to you, Juan. #8415569

Virginia Leone level-classic February 25, 2010

Just love this title, congrats on the win!! Virginia #8416145

Anne M. Young level-addict February 25, 2010

Congratulations on this super winner! #8416538

March 01, 2010

Felicidades Juanjo, muy merecido, excelente foto, estar en el momento preciso es importante, pero darse cuenta es lo que hace la diferencia ! #8425024

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic March 03, 2010

CONGRATZ. again Juan Pucci, for being featured in the PhotoFlash today. WTG!

UB. #8428619

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic March 03, 2010

What a find! fantastic...

on your featured PhotoFlash image! 8o) #8428858

JO ANN CLEVELAND March 03, 2010

Big congratulations on this awesome winner Juan!

Your gallery is fantastic

jo ann c. #8429213

Loan Tran level-classic March 03, 2010

Love the image. #8429259

Dianna Murphy March 03, 2010

Congratulations on your feature on Photo Flash and your win. An amazing image. #8429427

Rona L. Schwarz March 03, 2010

Absolutely fantastic capture, Juan! Congrats on the winner and being featured in PhotoFlash today! #8429434

Michael R. McKenney level-classic March 03, 2010

Just discovered this photo in my BP PhotoFlash news letter. I love it! Perfect title. It weaves an intriguing and somewhat terrifying story, especially the potential end of the story. Great composition and perspective. #8429444

Chris Ebben March 03, 2010

Great shot, congratulations. Reminds me of a rat sleeping in the sun on a concrete cat I have, just like it was laughing at the "non" danger. Sure one game Egret, well done=^..^= #8429780

Donna La Mattino Pagakis March 03, 2010

Incredible image Juan, congratulations! #8430337

Lori Carlson March 18, 2010

What a crazy cool shot in every way!! Just to have captured this moment! And the contrast of the white egret with all else just leaves this stunning and impactful!
High-fives for this winner, Juan!! #8464771

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict May 04, 2010

Congratulations Juan on your Win!!!

Dominick #8589767

Nancy L. Green level-classic January 11, 2014

WOW!!! Does this tell a story or what!!! AMAZING work Juan, WTG!!! <>< #10942903

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