I took a photo of a Great Blue Heron at Charleston Lake in Charleston, Arkansas. I was parked in the nearby lot and was able to take the photo from inside my truck. The heron was standing on a metal dock, seemingly watching the sunrise.

Great Blue Heron Standing On Metal Dock

Great Blue Heron Standing On Metal Dock

Gear:

  • Camera: Canon EOS 1D Mark III
  • Lens: Canon EF 500 mm f/4L IS

Technical:

  • Location: City Lake, Charleston (Arkansas)
  • Date & Time Taken: December 31, 2013 (09:34 A.M.)
  • Aperture: f8.0
  • Shutter speed: 1/1600 sec. (as determined by the camera)
  • ISO: 320
  • Exposure Compensation: 0
  • Focal Length: 500 mm