I shot all of these on two occasions while we were cruising up the Nile. The ones of the boats were shot off the balcony of our cabin on the Sonesta Star Goddess. (Thanks for the nice room, Sonesta!) The bird shots were both made during a private cruise on a rickety steel boat we hired to take us across the river to visit a Nubian village. That was fun. Kris learned to write her name in Arabic. And we saw a crocodile.
We saw a few of these cranes in the shallows when we were headed for the Nubian village. This guy got his dinner right after I made this shot. Unfortunately it was too dark, and the shutter speed too slow, so all you could see was a blur in the next frame.
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