Early morning owl...and tech question

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Shot this guy in very low light, just at sunrise in thick woods with big oaks overhead. Definately seems "hazy" especially at his tail. Shot with a D-60, 70-300 VR. I later checked, auto setting, no flash. About 40 % cropped btw. Any suggestions for settings when I see him again in the same place? (He's there often.)

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Just sitting in a tree like that you could lower the shutter speed, no need for 1/320th, that would allow you to lower the ISO which should help you get a sharper photo. I would also go to 300mm on my 70-300 an not have to crop as much.

Even so, nice capture, he looks like he's grumpy in the morning. :)
 
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