Take I5 to exit 221. Head west along Fir Island Rd. Best viewing locations are the protected state reserves along the shorelines.
Mounting my camera on a monopod allowed for easy use of blur to separate the subject from the background using panning. A slower shutter speed allowed the bird to further give the emotion of flight.
A great blue heron soars across the flood plain of Fir Island in the Skagit Valley in WA.