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Put a Beautiful Great Blue Heron on a Pedestal? Who, me?

And when I’ve reached the end of my days, may I be found with a Great Blue Heron’s nest built within my ribcage.
With apologies to Robert Macfarlane…

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Great Blue Heron's Artistic License?

Back in the day, when darkrooms were physical spaces in 3D, photography was a much more sensory experience. The otherworldly red glow of the safelight seemed a portal into another dimension. 366 more words


Beautiful Great Blue Heron Gets to the Root of It All

How long we may have gazed on a particular scenery and think that we have seen and known it, when, at length, some bird or quadruped comes and takes possession of it before our eyes, and imparts to it a wholly new character.

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Quirky Artist Stories Nbr 12: Five Crows Brick & Mortar Features Great Blue Herons

In these days when anyone can set up an online shop to sell photography, I am proud to be represented by an honest-to-goodness brick & mortar gallery, … 212 more words


Beautiful Great Blue Heron's Calm Before the Storm (Quirky Artist Stories Nbr 11)

With one eyelid partly open, the Great Blue Heron slept perched on one leg as the kayak slowly drifted past. Heron eyelids close from the bottom up – unlike ours – and they can sleep with an eye slightly open, as a cat will do. 557 more words


Beautiful Great Blue Heron's Habitat (Not Art Nbr 12)

The fine was levied: $103,000. $1,000 a day for 103 days in violation of the court order. The scene above can never be photographed again. 695 more words


Deer and heron

A White-tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus) seemed curious about the Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias) perched on a log, but the heron remained impassive and did not react as the deer passed behind it early Saturday morning at… 23 more words