Scared of the Dark! by Bonnie T.  Barry


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I photographed these great white egret nestlings in a rookery in Evangeline Parish, Louisiana, USA. They reminded me of two frightened children in the dark.

Nikon D800; Nikkor 2X teleconverter; f/8; 1/640sec; ISO 320

Can be viewed larger here


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  • Magaret Meintjes
    Magaret Meintjes4 months ago

    2014/05/29 1 × 24hrs
    Stunning photography!!

  • Thank you, Magaret!

    – Bonnie T. Barry

  • Marie Sharp
    Marie Sharp4 months ago

  • Thank you, Marie! Good news for sure!

    – Bonnie T. Barry

  • jhawa
    jhawa4 months ago


  • Thank you!

    – Bonnie T. Barry

  • cclaude
    cclaude4 months ago

    Just gorgeous!!!

  • Thank you, Claude!

    – Bonnie T. Barry

  • Heloisa Castro
    Heloisa Castro4 months ago

    Fantastic capture! fav

  • Thank you, Heloisa!

    – Bonnie T. Barry

  • Keala
    Keala4 months ago

    This is fabulous! You are welcome to join us at if you want to… :)

  • Thank you, Keala!

    – Bonnie T. Barry

  • Krys Bailey
    Krys Bailey4 months ago

    This little fellas are so cute and fluffy! I want one (OK, I’ll take both!) ;o) Great shot as always, Bonnie! Fave

  • Thank you, Krys! You might have to put up with some serious sibling rivalry! I’ll have to post some of their fighting shots!

    – Bonnie T. Barry

  • Sandy Woolard
    Sandy Woolard4 months ago

    Beautiful capture!

  • Thank you, Sandy!

    – Bonnie T. Barry

  • tori yule
    tori yule4 months ago

    Congratulations! Gorgeous work!
    View your work in our feature gallery here
    You can enter this in the June Features Challenge
    June 2014

  • Thank you, Tori!

    – Bonnie T. Barry

  • Karine Radcliffe
    Karine Radcliffe4 months ago

    Great photo Bonnie!!!

  • Thank you, Karine!

    – Bonnie T. Barry

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