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Graham Owen
10-19-2008, 03:44 PM
I visited the Sepulveda basin yesterday at sunset, and stalked a beautiful egret for about an hour, and luckily, just as the sun was setting, it flew directly past me, at close range. Thank you great egret! I used a D300 & 300mm f/4

I'm really surprised that only a few people visit this lake with more than a cell phone camera


10-20-2008, 09:32 PM
breathtaking colors... the bill and wings are in harmony... thanks for sharing... Jeanie / San Diego

Graham Owen
10-21-2008, 10:10 AM
Hi Jeanie, Thank you for your kind remarks, it was a lucky shot, of a beautiful egret. I enjoy my time with the birds, and I feel thrilled to have come home with an image that helps me covey to others the wonders I see in these elegant and majestic creatures.

BTW... A large flock of white pelicans arrived at the Sepulveda basin two days ago, and I'm dying to return, with camera in hand. Hopefully late this afternoon...


Sharna Lee
10-26-2008, 10:06 AM
eh......eh......I recently had major back surgery so I wont be able to see this wonderful sight this month. Maybe next month or so. Thank you for sharing this awesome picture with us. I love the colors here. Beautiful.


Graham Owen
10-26-2008, 11:36 AM
Hi Sharna, Thank you, and I wish you a speedy recovery. Here's another shot taken in the beautiful late afternoon golden light...


Aidan Briggs
11-26-2008, 01:32 PM
Lovely images. Where is Selpuveda Basin?