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Backlit great egret - no snowy

Discussion in 'Birds' started by Allan, Mar 15, 2019 at 4:10 PM.

  1. I usually follow the rule when shooting birds - have the sun at my back. However, the eagle nest in front of me had no adults around so I turned around to face the sun - you have to shoot what is there, right? Anyway, the sun coming through the wings looked pretty nice.

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  2. wow that works and more
    that lens gets even better on a D5
  3. Really spectacular. Nicely done, Allan.
  4. I am liking it but as many have said one has to get use to how light it is.
  5. Thanks Mitch!
  6. Great captures, very good effect. Handheld?
  7. Love the light through the wings. Great job with the backlighting. The only thing I see wrong is the ID. SE not a GE ;) 
  8. I am embarrassed. My mistake must be from lookinng towards the sun.
  9. Thanks - yes hand held.
  10. I love backlighting on birds- especially egrets. Well done.
    When I am shooting a backlit subject in an area with other photographers, one will often come up and tell me I am shooting in the wrong direction. They mean well, but cannot see outside the box.
    There is no good or bad light, it depends on what you do with it.
  11. ...Daniel...


    Sep 18, 2018
    Really good! Nicely done.
  12. That makes a nice photo...........
  13. asaya

    asaya Subscribing Member

    Aug 7, 2006
    Syracuse, NY
    Tony Saya
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