…morning light is magic…

Long Billed Silhouettes

Another quick trip to the Gulf coast yesterday found several Long Billed Curlews at sunrise that were prime time for some silhouette shots.  Was hoping for some more Skimmers but didn’t see any on this trip.  The randomness keeps me going back as you never know what you are going to see.

Taken with Canon 1DX and Canon 500 F4 IS II with 1.4X III teleconverter mounted on Skimmer ground pod with Wimberley II gimbal head

1/1000 Sec @ F8, ISO 1600, evaluative metering, +1 exposure compensation

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1/2500 Sec @ F11, ISO 1600, evaluative metering, +1 exposure compensation

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2 responses

  1. That’s fantastic. I can see the allure of going back.

    January 26, 2015 at 10:26 pm

  2. Thanks Lyle. It sure beats staying home and watching TV in the mornings. It’s getting harder though to go 2 days in a row. My old body isn’t getting any younger.

    January 28, 2015 at 7:14 pm

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