Great Blue Herons seem to get all the attention. Probably because they are so large and conspicuous. Green Heron’s are not nearly as easy to spot and I would guess most non-birders probably couldn’t identify them on sight.
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This week’s photo challenge topic is Satisfaction. I batted a few ideas around and ended up with this photograph taken on a recent visit to the James River. You may not see anything satisfying in the photograph but that’s okay. I’ll explain.
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During a walk along the James River I noticed these cairns out among the natural rock formations. Perhaps they were put their by a paddler as a way to mark their take out point?
This tree seems to own the end of this small island in the James River. With the slow moving Autumn waters it seemed like an appropriate time to photograph the tree and its reflection in the river.
I merged two separate exposures to produce an HDR image that retained some foreground color but kept the sky from being washed out.
During a morning walk along the James River it amazed me how much the river has changed since the spring. The water is lower and there’s a lot of aquatic vegetation that wasn’t there just a few months ago.