01 April 2021

For the developing / new photographer

Its not necessarily the quality of the camera, but more often the subject in front of the lens that 'captures' an audience.

This image of the grey heron 'walking with an attitude' was created quite a few years ago with my oldest camera / lens. Its been my most liked and talked about image ever since.

At the time (as a developing photographer), I was more concerned with image quality and post-processing). I have since then learned that chasing the light and patience are far more important...

I've never been asked with what camera / lens I've created this image. Its not the best quality image against many standards, but it resonates with many people in terms of various (human) behaviours and characteristics - it tells a story.

With Canon EOS 700D / EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM lens at the Milnerton Lagoon, Woodbridge Island


Grey heron walking the Milnerton Lagoon, Woodbridge Island
Grey heron walking the Milnerton Lagoon, Woodbridge Island

Taking advantage of good natural light view