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Great Blue Heron
Photographer: Michele Cooke
Location: Pond in Davidson NC, near Lake Norman
Story: 
Every day I would walk to this pond and watch for birds and the Blue Heron. Usually I would end up going from one side of the pond to the other to get close enough for a photo. I decided to just keep shooting as it flew off. My patience paid off while watching this amazing large heron! April 16, 2012
Digital Alterations: 
slight crop and contrast
Camera Information: Pentax estD, 250mm, f/8, 1/2000 sec, ISO-800
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