…morning light is magic…

Wings-Up Spoonbill

This Roseate Spoonbill was doing a nice pose while coming in for a landing at High Island’s rookery.  Was able to get his head sharp with some motion in the wings with the slow shutter speed.  It was a cloudy day but it worked for this photo.

Taken with Canon 7D and Canon 500mm F4 IS II lens mounted on tripod with Wimberley II gimbal head

1/200 sec @ F4, ISO 500, spot metering

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4 responses

  1. Doug Haass

    High key look works for me. Like the blur.

    June 11, 2013 at 7:51 am

  2. Like the full wing blur. Also high key works good.

    June 11, 2013 at 7:07 pm

  3. Thanks Doug.

    June 15, 2013 at 9:30 am

  4. Thanks David. I miss that place already.

    June 15, 2013 at 9:30 am

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