…morning light is magic…

Raptor Sunrise

Caught this juvi red tailed hawk yesterday at Anahuac NWR east of Houston just after sunrise.  He flew from a tree in front of me and landed on this fence post.  Stayed in position just long enough for me to get a few vertical photos.

Taken with Canon 1DX and Canon 500mm F4 IS II with 1.4X III teleconverter, handheld out my car window.

1/640 sec @ F5.6, ISO 1600, evaluative metering, + 1 exposure compensation, 700mm

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4 responses

  1. Perfect portrait of a beautiful bird.

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    December 20, 2019 at 6:43 am

  2. Superb!

    December 20, 2019 at 7:58 am

  3. Thank you very much!

    December 29, 2019 at 6:45 am

  4. Thank you very much Stephen!

    December 29, 2019 at 6:46 am

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