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Photo Info

Dimensions4685 x 3098
Original file size7.05 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken29-Jan-20 09:40
Date modified15-Jun-21 14:10
Shooting Conditions

Camera modelNIKON D750
Focal length420 mm
Focal length (35mm)420 mm
Max lens aperturef/5.9
Exposure1/1600 at f/6
FlashNot fired, compulsory mode
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Shutter priority
ISO speedISO 320
Metering modeSpot
Digital zoom1x
Zoom of the Great Blue

Zoom of the Great Blue

I was in a small panga or fishing boat looking the other way when I heard a loud whoosh. Turning that direction I witnessed a Great Blue Heron, 5 feet tall and with a 6 foot wingspan—soar past us. It is truly a miracle I caught his full length from so close!