Canon 20D, Canon 100-400L IS @250 mm f/8 1/125
Chiaroscuro and I just returned from several days at a conference
in Sarasota, Florida. I took this photo one afternoon from an outlook
on a nature trail, and was nearly eaten alive by small biting flies
while I waited as the heron slowly walked closer and closer.
However, I guess it was worth it, because I was able to get
several decent shots.
5/15/05 Update for Massimo, who thought of alligators when I
mentioned being nearly eaten alive. We did see some alligators, but
I kept my distance: