I believe this is a Great Blue Heron photographed in late August at the Brazos Bend State Park southwest of Houston. It’s interesting to note that this heron stayed on his perch for over an hour allowing me to capture some really nice images as I walked around this small lake.
Objects at Rest, Brazos Bend State Park
Copyright © 2008 Jeff Lynch Photography
Shot taken with a Canon 40D, 70-200mm f/4L USM with a 1.4x extender at 280mm, f/5.6, 1/1000th of a second at ISO 400 on SanDisk digital film. Post capture processed in Lightroom 2 to correct the white balance and add vibrance and in Noise Ninja to reduce any noise in the image background. Click on the image above for a larger version.