Another superb series. Great timing. [nt]

Oct 28, 2020,17:14 PM

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Grey Heron Landing Sequence

 By: Jurry : October 27th, 2020-09:47
Dear all, Yesterday I had the unique opportunity to catch a big Grey Heron while landing, with my camera. The sequence is amazing (thanks to 11 shots per second, autofocus that was keeping up with that speed and lightning that was just awesome. Glad to sh...  

Welcome to Air On. :) [nt]

 By: amanico : October 27th, 2020-09:54

Thanks [nt]

 By: Jurry : October 28th, 2020-01:26

Cool foto series [nt]

 By: brauner : October 27th, 2020-10:13

Much appreciated [nt]

 By: Jurry : October 28th, 2020-01:26

Many thanks [nt]

 By: Jurry : October 28th, 2020-01:26

Beautiful shots! [nt]

 By: TheMadDruid : October 27th, 2020-10:44

Thank you [nt]

 By: Jurry : October 28th, 2020-01:27

Great shots!

 By: patrick_y : October 27th, 2020-11:32
Are you a pilot? Your captions are actually somewhat close to what actually happens on an airplane.

Hi thanks [nt]

 By: Jurry : October 28th, 2020-01:27

Used t6o fly F16 [nt]

 By: Jurry : October 28th, 2020-01:27

Ahh! Impressive! [nt]

 By: patrick_y : October 29th, 2020-10:23

Thanks Patrick [nt]

 By: Jurry : October 28th, 2020-08:02

Great technique and execution of this series...

 By: cshimokita : October 27th, 2020-13:21
If I had to pick one it would be "Landing gear down and locked" It's a good thing I don't have to choose just one.. lovely series. Hand held? Casey .

Thank you my friend

 By: Jurry : October 28th, 2020-01:32
Yes it was handheld panning right to left. It just happened I was at a small hill and sitting eye level with the flight path. The dark green bushes in the background created a great color match. I did sacrifice a bit of bokeh in exchange for more DOF to e... 

Majestic! Which camera did you use? [nt]

 By: Chronometer (aka yacomino) : October 27th, 2020-14:15

Thank you

 By: Jurry : October 28th, 2020-01:33
Used Nikon D7500 + Nikon 300MM f/4 prime lens

Nice setup you got there [nt]

 By: Chronometer (aka yacomino) : October 28th, 2020-04:09


 By: cazalea : October 27th, 2020-17:35
I wonder if he got clearance from the tower, or just came in hot

Very nice landing shots that show off the beauty of that bird. But that's a Great Blue Heron .......

 By: robmks1 : October 27th, 2020-17:59
I caught one doing a fly by not long ago. Bob ...  


 By: Jurry : October 28th, 2020-01:34
You are probably right. I wasn’t sure if it was a blue or grey heron

Fantastic pictures Sire..

 By: Ted-Lo : October 28th, 2020-05:47
Not sure which one I prefer...

Thank you my friend [nt]

 By: Jurry : October 28th, 2020-07:55

Much appreciated [nt]

 By: Jurry : October 29th, 2020-06:45

fascinating series of photos superbly captured!

 By: terbaboom : November 1st, 2020-20:04
and nice commentary too. thanks for sharing.

Much appreciated [nt]

 By: Jurry : November 2nd, 2020-09:20