Thursday, May 13, 2010

The Headless Ardea alba

The Great Egret, a vicious fisherman.

42 comments:

Dominic Gendron said...

I had seen a picture like this before of a great blue...this one of yours is just sublime with the b&w effect !!!

Carolyn Ford said...

How in the world did you snap this shot...oh my, what a capture! The reflection, the action, the splash, the black and white...it's over the top amazing!

Kala said...

Perfect timing!

cat said...

Your photos are always so great. This one is just fantastic :)

Woody said...

Love the title, LOL! Great shot, your timing is amazing. Did it get the fish? IMWTK!

Sistertex said...

Oh wow...this is pretty cool! Love the action shot. Nice capture! Great as always!

EG Wow said...

Very cool, Jill!

Malyss said...

What a terrific capture!

cieldequimper said...

Vicious photo! ;-)

Sunny said...

This would be a terrific picture even without the reflection!
Sunny :)

Beth Niquette said...

What a wonderful photo! I LOVE this reflection--it fills my eyes, which is the greatest compliment I can give.

Regina said...

Amazing reflections! Great capture Jill.
Happy weekend.

Biana said...

Lovely photo! I like the colour tone of this picture

Carver said...

That's a fantastic shot.

Sylvia K said...

Fantastic capture as always, Jill! You are indeed an inspiration! Superb! Have a great weekend!

Sylvia

Dianne said...

vicious yet incredible graceful
beautiful shot

Daniela said...

Ok, this is just amazing, how did you get that :)

Martha Z said...

That's an amazing capture, Jill.

Marka said...

Great timing!

Joanne said...

Fantastic!

Spiderdama said...

Everything about this photo is Wonderful!!

eileeninmd said...

Cool capture, Jill! They are great at fishing.

Colleen said...

I LOVE the splash! Great shot.

Martha said...

Always enjoy your beautiful photography! Have a wonderful weekend :-)

Grace and Bradley said...

Amazing shot, enjoy looking through your website also. Marvelous photos! I just posted photos of Willet in our Camera-Critters.

jason said...

I love shots like this! I always try to capture these moments when the herons and egrets are hunting. Just beautiful...

Clytie said...

This is absolutely amazing. Your timing is so perfect! wow.

fini said...

Priceless! Simply priceless!! i love the dramatic splashes! love it!!

Rinkly Rimes said...

Caught at the right moment!

lina@home sweet home said...

Love it so much...it's so perfect :)

T. Becque said...

Very good!

Hilda said...

Awesome timing!

Lara Neusiedler said...

WOW! great capture, indeed!

VioletSky said...

I'm speechless!

Thom said...

Great capture. I love it. Have a great weekend.

Laura said...

great shot Jill!

Dragonstar said...

Excellent action shot!

Denise said...

What a great capture, split second photography producing one stunning and beautiful image. I am in awe!

awarewriter said...

Whoops! Looks like the bird tripped and fell. Nice shot Jill.

holdingmoments said...

What an excellent catch. Love this shot Jill.

Vita Stunder said...

Stunning capture!!
Have a great week :)

José Ramón said...

A very interesting blog congratulations.


Greetings from creativity and imagination photos of José Ramón