Quick Shot: Reflection

Sometimes it's not the subject that makes a photo interesting, it's the pose and gesture of that subject. 

For today's Quick Shot, I've taken a bird that we've all seen a zillion times and captured him in a unique gesture. This Willet, found in the marshes of Assateague Island, was foraging in the sand for dinner. I captured him right as he looked down into the marsh water, giving you the impression that he's looking in a mirror at himself. 

Gesture in our subjects is just as important as the lighting and exposure.  

And in this case, the gesture made this Quick Shot worth viewing! 

Shot with the Nikon D800 and Nikon 80-400mm lens. A -0.5 exposure compensation was used and the photo was edited in Adobe Photoshop CS6.  

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