…morning light is magic…

Short-eared Owl on Fire

Got very excited when the Anahuac short-eared owl flew towards the sun giving me a chance to play in the light with back-lit photos.  Was heavily cropped but still fun to see and take photos.

Taken with Canon 1DX and Canon 500mm F4 IS II with 1.4X III teleconverter mounted on tripod with Wimberley II gimbal head

1/2000 sec @ F5.6, ISO 1600, evaluative metering, +1 exposure compensation, 700mm

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4 responses

  1. Joseph Benzenhoefer

    Good one Tim. Love the light coming through the feather tips.

    January 25, 2019 at 7:38 am

    • Thanks Joe. Got very excited when it headed towards the sun for some back-lit action.

      February 9, 2019 at 6:34 am

  2. A back lit wonder.

    January 27, 2019 at 5:35 am

    • Thanks Stephen. Much appreciated.

      February 9, 2019 at 6:34 am

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