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Challenge: Free Study 2012-06 (Advanced Editing VII)
Collection: 2012 Challenges
Camera: Nikon D90
Lens: Nikon AF-S Nikkor 300mm f/4.0D IF-ED
Location: Jock River, Ottawa
Date: Jun 27, 2012
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: 500
Shutter: 1/3200
Date Uploaded: Jun 28, 2012

A great blue heron living in the south end of Ottawa, who seems to be using sticks as tools to probe underneath hussocks (like the one by his rump)in order to roust prey like fish, turtles and crayfish.

pp: altered RAW, crop, shadows, brightness/contrast, vibrance/saturation, reduce noise, resize, sharpen, save for web

Place: 101 out of 243
Avg (all users): 5.9469
Avg (commenters): 8.0000
Avg (participants): 5.9041
Avg (non-participants): 6.0250
Views since voting: 346
Views during voting: 191
Votes: 113
Comments: 6
Favorites: 0

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07/08/2012 03:32:15 PM
WOW can't believe this didn't score higher! Loved it... never thought of you though NO horses LOL
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07/08/2012 02:03:16 AM
wonderful heron capture.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
07/05/2012 03:44:01 PM
Fantastically detailed portrait.
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07/04/2012 02:15:44 AM
Great capture. Great clarity and texture in the feathers. Well done.
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07/02/2012 05:57:53 PM
Incredible birds
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07/02/2012 05:59:02 AM
What's brown and sticky?
A brown stick.

I like the title a lot! :-)
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