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16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Hiding in the shadows

A Great Blue Heron waits for a meal near Minnehaha bridge, MN. This picture is a 30 second long exposure and I considered myself lucky to get a shot where the heron didn't move. This picture was taken just minutes before the sun set. The shadows and dark places in the image are what make it so special.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2018
Photo Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America
Camera: ILCE-7S
Copyright: © Parker Loew