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Eagles on a sunny day

Discussion in 'Birds' started by Louis Champan, Jun 10, 2007.

  1. This past Friday was one of those days. I came into the office had a cup of coffee checked my emails, looked outside and saw sun for the first time in a few days, and made a quick command decision I was going to go looking for eagles rather than work.
    And I'm sure glad I did. The sun was out and so were the eagles, had a great time just cruising around spotting eagles in the trees. Here are a few of the shots I got.

    original.
    NIKON D2X    ---    700mm    f/6.3    1/800s    ISO 320


    original.
    NIKON D2X    ---    700mm    f/6.3    1/1250s    ISO 320


    original.
    NIKON D2X    ---    700mm    f/6.3    1/1250s    ISO 320


    original.
    NIKON D2X    ---    700mm    f/6.3    1/1250s    ISO 320


    original.
    NIKON D2X    ---    700mm    f/6.3    1/500s    ISO 320


    Louie
     
  2. Stunning Set all are my Favorite, Louie
     
  3. Tim O

    Tim O

    Jun 11, 2006
    Illinois
    Very nice Louie,really like the lift off shot
     
  4. eng45ine

    eng45ine

    May 11, 2005
    Chicago, IL
    Wow.....!:eek: 
     
  5. Gale

    Gale

    978
    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    Wow
    Looks like they enjoyed the sun also
    Great shot Louie
     
  6. Randy

    Randy

    May 11, 2006
    great shots
     
  7. Fantastic shots.
     
  8. Glacier

    Glacier

    Jan 17, 2006
    Boaz, Alabama
    I love them all but #'s 2 and/or 3 would be large prints for my wall. An eagle on an evergreen is hard to beat.
     
  9. bfjr

    bfjr Guest

    very Nice !
     
  10. Some of the best I have seen Louis taken of the Eagles.
     
  11. Louie how are you going to eat if you keep chaseing eagles in the sun:biggrin: They are beautiful and some of the best posted here All are winners. Way to go now tomorrow you better go to work.:biggrin:
    Lou
     
  12. Thanks Gary, I appreciate your comment.

    Louie
     
  13. Gorgeous! How about mailing me a couple of those birdies? SHoot, I'd be happy with 1!
     
  14. Well I guess I live in the wrong place! Here we dont get anything like that. Excellent series Louie
     
  15. HarryB

    HarryB

    Jan 28, 2005
    Viera, Florida
    Very good set Louie.
     
  16. Thanks Tim. I was a bit to close with the lens setup I had on so I clipped the wings, but hey better than not getting the shot.

    Louie
     
  17. Thanks Frank.

    Louie
     
  18. Thanks Gale. I sure enjoyed it I'll tell you that.

    Louie
     
  19. Thanks Randy.

    Louie
     
  20. Louie, you did indeed make the right decision. I sure wish I could have made it to. Nothing beats shooting in good light. I think Saturday showed that. Bill did great on the chicks, mine were too dark. Each of these shots is great. Love the eagle sitting on the very top of the tree.
     
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