At dusk on a cool winters day, a Great Blue Heron can be seen perched on an old weathered Arbutus branch along the ocean shoreline.
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Taken on Dec 30/12 at 3:27pm on south Vancouver Island ( Victoria) B.C., Canada.
Camera, Canon 7D
Lens, Canon EF 100-400 L IS USM lens.
Tripod, Manfrotto, including Bieke Gimbal head.
Taken at, 1/40’s, ( mirror locked up & on timer), -1 Ev, 400 mm, man white bal, iso 800.
No cropping, slightly darkened and softened a somewhat busy background and sharpened in lab mode, unsharpmask,lightness channel.