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Watery Wednesday #33:

20 Oct

Birds are not the photographic subject I am comfortable with.  Perhaps because most of the time I am with the small camera that has very limited range.  However, on that day this bird, egret I believe, was nearby and was busy and did not mind me snapping some shots.  Taken at a wetland nearby my house.

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31 Comments

Posted by on October 20, 2009 in Watery Wednesday

 

31 responses to “Watery Wednesday #33:

  1. Martha

    October 20, 2009 at 8:19 pm

    I love to watch the egrets and herons. I like to photograph them too, but your right, the usually don’t like to cooperate.

     
    • ewok1993

      October 21, 2009 at 2:34 am

      they hardly cooperate with me.

       
  2. christina

    October 20, 2009 at 8:26 pm

    Nice shot here!!

     
  3. J Bar

    October 20, 2009 at 8:50 pm

    Great shots.

     
  4. maryt/theteach

    October 20, 2009 at 10:30 pm

    Excellent photos, ewok! Very clear and sharp! Yes, I’m pretty sure it’s an egret. Egret hang around the Douglaston Bay area near where I live too! 🙂

     
  5. JO

    October 20, 2009 at 10:43 pm

    nice shots.

     
  6. happilyretired

    October 20, 2009 at 11:28 pm

    Marvelous mosaic of these beautiful egrets in the wetlands!
    Hugs and blessings,

     
  7. seniorhiker

    October 20, 2009 at 11:50 pm

    I think you did a great job of getting pictures of the egret. You also made a wonderful mosaic. Thanks for sharing this with us.

     
  8. Eileen

    October 21, 2009 at 12:23 am

    Pretty shots of the Egret.
    Lovely mosaic.

     
  9. Ebie

    October 21, 2009 at 1:50 am

    Cool shot and I love the collage! I love the hue of the upper left photo!

     
  10. Mona Sweden

    October 21, 2009 at 3:23 am

    Lovely pictures. Beautiful bird.

     
  11. luna miranda

    October 21, 2009 at 5:21 am

    great collage. like you, i also find it hard to take photos of birds. i’m just not fast enough!:P

     
  12. AL

    October 21, 2009 at 6:46 am

    Ah so that’s an egret, thought it was a stork hee hee.

     
  13. lawstude

    October 21, 2009 at 6:54 am

    you are so patient in shooting these. great shots. i love the color of the blue sky ‘coz if made the bird more beautiful.

     
  14. Lilli

    October 21, 2009 at 6:56 am

    Lovely capture

     
  15. Hilda

    October 21, 2009 at 8:36 am

    I’m glad he positioned himself near you then because these are lovely shots!

     
  16. Regina

    October 21, 2009 at 2:51 pm

    Such a lovely scenes! Great mosaic.

     
  17. Linnea

    October 21, 2009 at 3:41 pm

    Well done…the colors of the bird, water, and grassland are beautiful and the shading on the bird is perfect. Lovely subject…

     
  18. coffeedoff

    October 21, 2009 at 8:13 pm

    Lovely photos.

     
  19. Maggie May

    October 21, 2009 at 8:24 pm

    Very successful photos. Birds are not really easy!

    Nuts in May

     
  20. Pacey

    October 21, 2009 at 9:31 pm

    Neatly done collage here ewok, I like that the white and light blue dominates. Oh, you’re truly right that bird aren’t just one of my friends. 🙂

     
  21. Bonnie Bonsai

    October 21, 2009 at 9:44 pm

    Neatly taken and the egret did a very good job by posing without moving. Great photo!

     
  22. moorebloglife

    October 21, 2009 at 10:05 pm

    Ewok you’re right this is an egret. I agree birds are tough. Even with my 300mm I cannot get them as I like But… you did an outstanding job, the white of the egret is not easy to expose, you did this wonderfully and kept all the great color and detail in as well! I think you did a bang up job!

    please see mine here
    http://www.moorebloglife.com/2009/10/21/watery-wednesdayvacation-sights/

     
  23. chubskulit

    October 21, 2009 at 10:40 pm

    Oh what a model, great shots! ‘ll be joining next week!

     
  24. sailor

    October 21, 2009 at 10:42 pm

    Hey, thanks for letting me know where your WW was posted, I was wondering about that when I visited your blogger one..

    Those egret are showing her beauty to you on that day, thanks for sharing it with us..

    By the way, I am trying to generate some support for our daughter. We entered her into a Smile Contest, and was wondering if you could please vote for her (just once), the contest runs until October 31st. Your vote would be so much appreciated.

    To cast your vote, please go to this link. Please look for Jillian Rylie Cottrill.

    Thank you very much!

     
  25. bw

    October 22, 2009 at 12:05 am

    nice photos. I’m thinking of going with the birdwatchers club but I’d be having my camera and not binoculars 🙂

     
  26. Patricia Sawyer

    October 22, 2009 at 1:22 am

    I too have a small camera and birds never cooperate with me.. But these are excellent shots..Have a great night!
    Patsy

     
  27. Your EG Tour Guide

    October 22, 2009 at 3:33 pm

    The bird shots are lovely. Don’t feel uncomfortable…you do a good job!

     
  28. carolynUSA

    October 22, 2009 at 5:42 pm

    That’s really a great capture, since, I know how difficult it is to get them to cooperate! I have lots of tries but not a single one I would say is good…yet… Beautiful mosaic too!

     
  29. Louise Cannon

    October 23, 2009 at 1:53 am

    I’m horrible with birds,and I think it’s that my lens isn’t big enough. These are FANTASTIC, however!

     
  30. Toe

    October 24, 2009 at 8:26 am

    Superb shots Ewok! These are for National Geographic!

     

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