Your Best Photo Of 2021 Assignment Winner Linn Smith

by Ann de Bruyn

By Staff

Published February 17, 2022

Congratulations to Linn Smith for winning the Your Best Photo Of 2021 Assignment with the image, “Jet of Liquid.” See more of Smith’s photography at 500px.

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Winner: "Jet Of Liquid" By Linn Smith

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“Lake Jessup is one of the largest lakes in Central Florida and is home to a countless wide variety of wildlife species,” says Smith. “On this particular day, I happened to be in the Lake Jessup area and was privileged to witness a tri-colored heron slowly proceed to take a bath. The initial steps were leisurely taken, but the more it dipped into the water, the more invigorated were its actions with a whirlwind of sprayed water flying in many directions.”

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV, Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM Lens. Exposure: 1/2000 sec., f/4, ISO 1250.