A backlit portrait of a wild Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias)

Homossasa Wildlife State Park, Florida

Canon EOS 50D
Canon EF300mm f/2.8 + 2X teleconverter

You may enjoy my other Great Blue Heron images (click on thumbnail below):


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I have spent the better part of my adult life traveling the world searching for adventure and making photographs. The world is full of the marvelous. Nature is my inspiration. Enjoy!

Bruce J Robinson Photography

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  • RoseMarie747
    RoseMarie747over 3 years ago

    I have one just like it in my files…somewhere…fab closeup……

  • Thank you!

    – naturalnomad

  • Amir Saeed
    Amir Saeedover 3 years ago

    Oh beautiful…

  • Many thanks!

    – naturalnomad

  • Natalie Cooper
    Natalie Cooperover 3 years ago

    Beautiful lighting, composition and dof.

  • Thanks so much for the kind comments!

    – naturalnomad

  • greenstone
    greenstoneover 3 years ago

    so intense!!!! fabulous capture!

  • Thanks so much!

    – naturalnomad

  • Akash Puthraya
    Akash Puthrayaover 3 years ago

    Amazing portrait!

  • Many thanks Akash!

    – naturalnomad

  • almaalice
    almaaliceover 3 years ago

    Wonderful portrait, lovely lighting, great capture. Alma

  • Thanks so much Alma!

    – naturalnomad

  • Edyta Magdalena Pelc
    Edyta Magdalen...over 3 years ago


  • Thanks Edyta!

    – naturalnomad

  • Loree McComb
    Loree McCombover 3 years ago

    fantastic light on this beak – you are fantastic

  • WoW! Thanks so much for your kind words!

    – naturalnomad

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeover 3 years ago

  • AnnDixon
    AnnDixonover 3 years ago

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