Experienced photographers know that getting an iconic picture takes patience, skill and being at the right place at the right time. A little luck helps too. Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) biologist Sara Zimorski, who oversees LDWF’s Whooping Crane Reintroduction Program, took a beautiful photo of a whooping crane pair, along with its chick, in March just 11 days after the chick hatched in Avoyelles Parish. The photo, with the pair, heads held high at the same angle, making a call, has made its way around the world. The Sydney (Australia) Morning Herald selected it as one of its top 10 photos from around the world in its Sept. 10 edition. The Sydney Morning Herald is considered one of the nation’s more influential newspapers with a daily circulation, print and online, of 8.6 million readers.
September 27, 2022
Louisiana biologist takes top 10 photo in world