Bird Photography – Egret Hunting

Just a quick post showing an Egret hunting in the shallows of a beautiful little lake in the Brazos Bend State Park near Needville, TX. I was very lucky to have a bright blue sky that day that reflected off the water and gave this image a soft blue glow.

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Egret Hunting
Copyright © 2008 Jeff Lynch Photography
Shot taken with a Canon 40D, EF 300mm f/4L IS USM with a 1.4X extender mono-pod mounted at 420mm, f/8 for 1/500th 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.