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Late Day Harrier

Discussion in 'Birds' started by jfenton, May 1, 2005.

  1. jfenton


    Jan 26, 2005
    Haverhill, MA
    I didn't even see this guy coming...I was watching a muskrat swimming toward me and literally saw this guy fly into the viewfinder. Rather startled, I fired three shots and managed to get one in focus...He was flying towards the sun at an obtuse angle...

    D2X~500 AFSII TC14EII

    Full EXIF Info
    Date/Time 02-May-2005 06:39:45
    Make Nikon
    Model NIKON D2X
    Flash Used No
    Focal Length 700 mm
    Exposure Time 1/500 sec
    Aperture f/8
    ISO Equivalent 400
    Exposure Bias -2/3
    White Balance (-1)
    Metering Mode matrix (5)
    JPEG Quality (6)
    Exposure Program aperture priority (3)
    Focus Distance

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  2. Wonderful shot Jim........the lighting is just beautiful glancing off the wings!! :D  :D  :D 
  3. jfenton


    Jan 26, 2005
    Haverhill, MA
    Thanks DAWG

    It's not bad considering I was rather unprepared to capture it successfully :) 
  4. Fantastic shot Jim. The lighting is beautiful.
  5. Flew


    Jan 25, 2005
    Wow Jim, great shot, and quick reactions. I can't even find these guys, and you have them flying into your viewfinder.

    Jeez.... :roll:

  6. Nice shot Jim, guess the new body is working fine. Good to see that.
  7. Another wow image from the master bird photographer. Way to go.
  8. Jim

    That's a VERY nice pic. Sky shots often seem to be rather boring but this image REALLY pops!

  9. jfenton


    Jan 26, 2005
    Haverhill, MA

    I think the hint of the background helped to add some 3 dimensionality (is this a word?) to the subject?
  10. Re: Johhny...

    Right you are. I didn't appreciate that aspect of the pic until you mentioned it. That's how a good image is supposed to work. :) 

  11. Talk about right place at the right time! great capture...........go buy a lottery ticket already ;-)
  12. Steve S

    Steve S

    Feb 1, 2005
    SE Florida
    Stellar shot Jim!

    What can I add other than I really like it a lot! Another homerun!
  13. Superb!
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