It is unusual for me to see a white egret standing straight up, feet exposed, and, maybe it is unusual for the egret as well.
As this is the last day of the year, I have one last favorite, an egret stepping through the Carmel River Lagoon. I’d like how the feet stand out. Took this shot in November. I realize that most of my shots were of wildlife. Next year I’m going to try photographing people. Have a happyContinue reading “2019 Favorites…#6”
Here is a photo of an egret trucking down the beach. Yesterday, I cropped the feet out to emphasize the curvature of the neck. In conclusion, I think the egret needs its legs and feet
All but one of the egrets that I have photographed over the years were in coastal waters and lagoons. The lone exception is this Big City egret that hangs out in Sacramento, California’s capital, about 90 miles east of the Pacific Ocean. Saw it yesterday by a man-made duck pond that usually doesn’t have anyContinue reading “Big City Egret”
I went for a walk to the Carmel River State Beach yesterday, camera by my side. Hoped to find some pelicans, but the river beach was taken over by Canadian geese. Headed for the lagoon to get a closer look at some loons when an egret flew over my head and landed about six feetContinue reading “Egret Sunday…”
An egret walks slowly up a rock by the ocean. Love those bright yellow feet.
The egret’s legs speak for themselves. But don’t forget the piercing eyes, always on the ready.
Egrets are easy to photograph when they are on a rock thinking about life. The more difficult shot is to get them in mid-flight when you are on a rock.