Photographer: Gary Marklund.       "Heron".
Handheld Olympus OM-1n, Zuiko 300mm f/4.5, no filter.
1/250 sec at f/8. Velvia 100 at ASA 100. Date: December 1, 2004
This is a small park in a retirement community. It is like an island in an artificial lake called "The Lakes". They stock it with fish and it attracts very pretty birds.
I liked the way this fellow (or lady) was tip-toeing along the railing.
Larger image may be seen here Here 63.4kb. Gary Marklund, all rights reserved.
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