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Old Mar 5, 2012, 7:50 PM   #1
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Old Mar 5, 2012, 10:44 PM   #2
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That is a very cool shot. It's not every day see the shadow and reflection that well defined.
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Old Mar 6, 2012, 8:25 AM   #3
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Great capture Saly, really like this one.

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Quite a unique image. I honestly can't say that i've ever seen that effect.

Very nicely done.

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Indeed, as the others have said... a very interesting image - due to both the reflection and shadow so clear.

Well done, Saly! Did you use a circular polariser (probably no, otherwise the reflection wouldn't be captured so well). Just the water seems so clear / transparent apart from that.

I think the very dark background / backdrop to this, really helps no harsh counter reflections... but I don't 'see the full scene' of course.

Thanks for sharing. I like the photo a lot!

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Thank you very much everyone!

I was looking down into a man-made lake at a park. I was watching this egret and saw the potential for an interesting reflection/shadow, so I grabbed the camera and waited. I knew I didn't have a lot of time, so didn't stop to adjust the EV (sorry I blew out his white feathers!!). I waited until his head was dipped just right, and this moment lasted for just a second or so.
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Thanks for your explanation, Saly.

With such white feathers and the sun shining on it's back, it's very hard not to have blown out feathers, while some detail in the shadows. I think you did well.. and the reflection particularly looks good at this exposure.

Well timed / captured! Cheers.

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