Cormorant taking off from the water with colorful reflections and water droplets flying all around…please click the large view…razor sharp and clear image using large file size.

Canon 500mm IS 4.0 Lens, Tripod with Ballhead Mount. For discussion of shutter speed, f-stop, available light, and my technique, please visit my profile page…thank you :-)

Everglades National Park

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I started out as an artist, became a pilot, and ended up where I am now: nature photographer and educator. Being a pilot allowed me to observe the Earth and humanity’s impact on it from 30,000 feet for many years. It allowed me to experience different cultures and to see the world through many lenses.

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  • Kimberly Chadwick
    Kimberly Chadwickover 4 years ago

    Great action capture! Great looking image~☺

  • thank you :-)

    – William C. Gladish

  • steppeland
    steppelandover 4 years ago

    Wonderful! Awesome shot! Congrats! :D

  • thank you for the very kind words :-)

    – William C. Gladish

  • KatsEye
    KatsEyeover 4 years ago

    Excellent action capture. Superbly done.

  • thank you KatsEye :-)

    – William C. Gladish

  • (Tallow) Dave  Van de Laar
    (Tallow) Dave ...over 4 years ago

    fantastic capture

  • thank you Tallow :-)

    – William C. Gladish

  • Al Bourassa
    Al Bourassaover 4 years ago

    Great timing!

  • thank you Al :-)

    – William C. Gladish

  • Lyn  Thomsen
    Lyn Thomsenover 4 years ago

    Awesome, beautiful and sharp.

  • thank you Lyn :-)

    – William C. Gladish

  • Themis
    Themisover 4 years ago

    Excellent catch! I see them on the Thames, and it’s a sight ;-) I like how they manage to then fly at a perfectly constant distance from the water, just above!

  • thank you Themis :-)

    – William C. Gladish

  • lurch
    lurchover 4 years ago

    spot on mate great shot

  • thank you Lurch :-)

    – William C. Gladish

  • Jonicool
    Jonicoolover 4 years ago

    Fantastic capture!

  • thank you Joni :-)

    – William C. Gladish

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