After last week’s fiasco with the heron (more correctly, my failure to photograph the bird when it was close to me) I decided to take my camera into work and see if I could get my own photograph of him. Friday was such a beautiful day, it was ideal for a stroll around the park.
We walked around to where I’d seen the heron previously. He was there, but soon flew into the lake to pick up a fish. Which he did successfully. I’ve never seen a heron eat a fish before. Clearly his mother didn’t teach him to chew his food. Anyway, I waited for about ten minutes and got a few snaps of him, but really struggled with sun on the viewfinder. When I got back to the office, I found I’d taken some interesting good photographs… Not what I’d hoped for but interesting nonetheless, and if I hadn’t been so fixated on the heron, I’d probably be blogging about them.
PS I am actually rather pleased with this photograph! xx
©Susan Shirley 2013