Great Egret by Yannik Hay

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  • The Birds on the 2011-05-16

He just caught a fish in his beak. It was breakfast time for him.

Captured by a pond in Blue Mountains, Georgian Bay, Ontario, Canada

DateTimeOriginal: 2011-05-10
Copyright: Yannik Hay
Canon EOS 1D Mark IV
Shutter: 1/800 seconds
Aperture Priority: F5,6
ISO 320
Metering Mode: Spot
Lens: Canon EF 100-400mm F/4.5-5.6 L IS USM@400mm
Photoshop CS5 for Mac – Camera Raw 6.4

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wildlife, bird, nature, pond

Started photography in 1975.
Took photography classes.
Learned black and white dark room.
Did the transition to digital in 2005.
Learned a few post-processing programs and made my choice to Photoshop and Lightroom.

I like to shoot wildlife, birds, macro, landscapes and street photography to name a few.

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  • swaby
    swabyalmost 4 years ago

    Yannik what a very beautiful shot! Such a beautiful bird too!

  • Thank you very much dear Swaby and for adding it to your favs :) Take care!

    – Yannik Hay

  • Michael Cummings
    Michael Cummingsalmost 4 years ago

    Great capture Yannik

  • Thx greatly Michael for your great input. It means a lot to me :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppalmost 4 years ago

  • Thank you very much for admitting it. Cheers :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkealmost 4 years ago

  • Thank you very much Ray. Cheers :)

    – Yannik Hay

    JUSTARTalmost 4 years ago

    nice shot

  • Many thx dear Sylvia for the compliment. Cheers :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • Trish Meyer
    Trish Meyeralmost 4 years ago

    Lovely capture Yan !

  • Thx greatly Trish! It’s much appreciated :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • kathy s gillentine
    kathy s gillen...almost 4 years ago

    Gorgeous capture

  • Many thx Kathy. I was so surprised to see this bird in our country. I didn’t know they migrated this far.
    I’m pleased that you like it.
    Cheers :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • daffodil
    daffodilalmost 4 years ago

    Lovely egret, what a graceful bird ! Excellent capture Yannik !

  • Thank you very much for looking at my work and for your great comment. Have a great day :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • TeresaB
    TeresaBalmost 4 years ago

    May 15, 2011

  • Wow! Thank you very much for the feature. I am thrilled. Take care :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • AndreaEL
    AndreaELalmost 4 years ago

    CONGRATULATIONS on your lovely feature, wonderful work.

  • Thank you so much dear Andrea, you are so kind. Cheers :)

    – Yannik Hay

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