…morning light is magic…

Caracara in Flight

Got buzzed by this Caracara while walking back to my car along the shoreline at Bolivar Flats on the Texas Gulf Coast last weekend.  Picked up my camera with the ground pod/gimbal head still attached and started shooting away.  Had to eventually take the camera off so that it was lighter to handhold.

It’s fun to see the migrating raptors back in SE Texas.  Lots of photo op’s this time of year.

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

1/4000 sec @ F 5.6, ISO 800, evaluative metering, + 1 2/3 exposure compensation

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4 responses

  1. Beautiful raptor!

    November 16, 2019 at 7:45 pm

    • Thank you very much Jim! Always fun to take raptor photos this time of year in Texas.

      November 16, 2019 at 8:51 pm

  2. Joe Benzenhoefer

    Great photo Tim. Thanks for sharing.

    November 17, 2019 at 7:50 am

    • Thanks Joe. Thought you might like that one.

      November 17, 2019 at 6:37 pm

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