Bird Photography – Blue Heron Waiting

Of all the birds I’ve photographed, one of the most beautiful and intriguing is the Great Blue Heron. I took this image several weeks ago on a cold and windy afternoon when this lone heron was braving the cold.

Blue Heron Waiting

Blue Heron Waiting
Copyright © 2008 Jeff Lynch Photography
Shot taken with a Canon 40D hand-held, EF 300mm f/4L IS USM with a 1.4X extender at 420mm, f/6.7 for 1/250th of a second at ISO 100 on SanDisk digital film. All post capture processing was done in Lightroom 2 and Noise Ninja. Click on the image above for a larger version.