Floating feathers (Night Heron)

ANIMAL PORTRAIT

The first I had ever seen, I watched these Night Herons fly back to this spot every morning. So I got there at 4 a.m. and waited – in the reeds and water. I got about a hundred frames, and was so close that I only got head shots. Boy, was I stoked!

Mandurah wetlands, Western Australia

Canon 5D MkII, Canon 300mm f2.8 IS, 1/100, f2.8, ISO 2400

by David Rennie, Western Australia