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A Second Look

Posted by
Elaine Hancock (Olney, United States) on 17 November 2014 in Animal & Insect.

Mallard duck passing by a blue heron. Taken at Blackwater Wildlife Refuge.

"There are moments when time stands still. You hope it will wait for you."
Dorothea Lange

© Copyright 2019 Elaine Hancock, All Rights Reserved

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

I think the heron has you on his radar . .

17 Nov 2014 5:23am

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Superbe héron et le canard quel bel ensemble fantastique.

17 Nov 2014 5:42am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Good timing and lovely moment you capture here.

17 Nov 2014 8:50am

jean pierre from paris, France

un bel ensemble avec de jolies couleurs et une superbe lumière!! amitiés

17 Nov 2014 8:53am

jpla from St Barthélémy d, France


17 Nov 2014 9:33am

Graciel·la (Vic. Catalonia) from CAT. New European State, Poland

Great ! Just at the right time!

17 Nov 2014 9:58am

maximage from Mase, Switzerland

Une très jolie scène paisible et reposante. Jolies couleurs d'automne et jolis reflets également.
Je te souhaite une belle semaine à Rockville! :-)

17 Nov 2014 10:04am

Devi from Chennai, India

Wonderful image !! Lovely colours and light..
I love that streak left by the wading mallard !!

17 Nov 2014 10:05am

Laurette from Lonehill - Fourways, South Africa

A beautiful composition Elaine with wonderful light

17 Nov 2014 10:05am

Martine Libouton from Bousval, Belgium

Une splendide composition! j'adore cette photo!! Quelle belle lumière!!

17 Nov 2014 11:10am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

What a lovely interaction between the two birds

17 Nov 2014 11:49am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

nice combination

17 Nov 2014 12:02pm

michel creze from le havre, France

Belle couleurs automnales pour cette rencontre animalière !

Beautiful fall colors for this animal encounter!

17 Nov 2014 12:05pm

tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

tiens 2 copains .....en sortie !!!!....
Magnifique tracé fait par le canard... Jolie prise aux couleurs et lumière de l'automne).

17 Nov 2014 12:46pm

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Wow ...Superb ! With beautiful colors !

17 Nov 2014 12:52pm

Shaahin Bahremand from Tehran, Iran

good shot

17 Nov 2014 1:51pm

Etsu from Japan

Wonderful capture of the moment. They're looking at different directions. That's interesting. Beautiful reflections and nice framing. Have a great week, Elaine. :)

17 Nov 2014 2:25pm

franz from Baden, Austria

beautiful symbiosis !

17 Nov 2014 3:21pm

Slackwater Don from Spokane, United States

Big bird seems to be watching the duck flow past! It makes very good action shot.

17 Nov 2014 4:01pm

tataze from France

l'un surveille, l'autre nage. Ainsi va la vie

17 Nov 2014 6:03pm

Shiva from Berwick, Canada

At the right time - at the right place, Elaine, a superb capture.
Kindest regards Monika

17 Nov 2014 8:23pm

Gary from The Southwest Deserts, United States

One of those being in the right place at the right time. Enjoyable!

17 Nov 2014 9:24pm

curieuzeneuzemosterdpot from somewhere between viewer and subject, Belgium

beautiful shot of this great moment, elaine! :-))

17 Nov 2014 10:52pm

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

Hey, this is almost like in Finland

18 Nov 2014 5:30am

L'Angevine from Angers, France


18 Nov 2014 8:41am

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

5 stars from me. The warm light framing these birds (herons are my favorite) is gorgeous

18 Nov 2014 6:54pm

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