16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Lost me in the sun

We were kayaking on the local river. The sun was low in the west and I drifted up to this great blue heron who could not see me in the sun. i spent at least a minute about 6 feet away taking pictures and video before he caught on.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2016
Date Uploaded: 09.2018
Photo Location: Pitt Meadows, Canada
Camera: FinePix XP60
Copyright: © Chris Luck