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Photo Info

Dimensions4379 x 2919
Original file size8.39 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken3-May-21 20:03
Date modified15-Jun-21 13:45
Shooting Conditions

Camera modelNIKON D5200
Focal length360 mm
Focal length (35mm)540 mm
Max lens aperturef/5.7
Exposure1/1600 at f/5.6
FlashNot fired
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Shutter priority
ISO speedISO 400
Metering modePattern
Digital zoom1x
Hunting for Dinner

Hunting for Dinner

A tricolored heron lifts its wings out and as it dances in a circle, stalking its dinner. My theory is the wings shade the water, acting as a polarizer that enables the heron to better see its prey. Whatever the reason, it's a magnificent dance.