On a lake in Warwickshire I spent several months photographing Herons. I waded into the lake and fixed a railway sleeper 2" below the surface of the water and attached several feeders to the sleeper which could not be seen.  The background was a lovely diffused wood which gave me a perfect green reflection in the lake producing some stunning images. By baiting up the feeders on a regular basis, it attracted up to 5 herons although one particular heron became dominant.  The situation produced good inflight shots and perfect mirror images of heron catching fish.

 

 

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