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Milk o Ice
Girl On A Train
Fall Landing
Egyptian Pita Vendor
A World of Our Own
Narcotic Freedom.
Hungarian Parliament
Night shrine in India
Into the Blue
Taos Pueblo, North House
Red Line Artist
Ready for My Close-Up
Osprey with Perch near Lake Apopka
I am Beautiful
twilight crescent moon motel
When the desert gives life
A worshiper climbs the steps to a temple in Khajuraho, India
On the Arizona Wine Trail, Sedona
Red Line South Ferry Stop
Girls carrying water home
The Old Lady
13th Annual Photo Contest
Ready for My Close-Up

When I saw this snowy egret posing like a movie star, the back feathers and head position immediately reminded of the classic movie Sunset Boulevard in which Gloria Swanson ends the movie by saying in an overly dramatic Greta Garbo voice, "All right, Mr. DeMille, I'm ready for my close-up." Spot on.

TAGS: Closeup, Florida, United States

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Bradenton, Florida, United States of America
Member since 2015
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© James Schumm.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 06.2015
Total Views: 26
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 29, 2015, 5:53 p.m.
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Camera Model: Canon EOS 7D Mark II
Focal Length: 400mm
Shutter Speed: 1/1250
Aperture: f13
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PHOTO LOCATION St. Petersburg, Florida, United States of America