August 8, 2012

Sandhill Crane, Michigan

Photograph by Jim Ridley, My Shot

This Month in Photo of the Day: Your Photos

I took this photo of a sandhill crane at Wildwing Lake in Brighton, Michigan. The shot was handheld.

(This photo and caption were submitted to My Shot.)

What Makes This a Photo of the Day? The symmetry of the bird and its reflection are what first drew me to this image. I also love the energy captured in the forward movement of the bird as it races across the frame. —Alexa Keefe, Photo of the Day editor

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