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NSFW Great Egret (Ardea alba)

Asher Kelman

OPF Owner/Editor-in-Chief
A spectacularly elegant composition.


Well done my friend!

The mother’s body forms a solid broad anchoring diagonal. This is balanced by the left sided gentle curves of the neck and beak toward the hungry young.

Then the long graceful fan of feathers to the right, sweeps down like a giant parenthesis, to provide a miniature forrest roof of whiteness for them!

How all this possibility “to entertain the human mind” is built in to the energy of diverse electrons rotating around in organic molecules is a wonder to ponder!