The universal challenges of distance and light can be especially difficult when photographing wetland wildlife on foot. Moving to a better position to close the gap or improve the lighting is usually not an option. When I find myself in this predicament, which is often, I usually try to make the most of it. I hope for something good, but expect nothing.
Such was the case with this Green Heron, discovered while walking along the edge of a swampy pond in order to set up for a muskrat photo.
Photo by NB Hunter. © All Rights Reserved.