Skimmer Evening

Discussion in 'Birds' started by Jose Suro, Jul 18, 2007.

  1. Hi All,

    Had a super time last night with some friends at Ft. De Soto. We shot skimmers in sunset light. A really tough shoot!! Had to shoot at ISO 800 and the light varied from 1/4000 to 1/320 second, depending on where the birds were.

    Thanks for looking.

    Best,

    Jose

    D200 - 200~400VR - F4 ISO 800

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  2. Flew

    Flew

    994
    Jan 25, 2005
    Alabama
    Beauties Jose. Sure wish I could be there to share. :smile:
     
  3. wembley

    wembley

    Mar 26, 2006
    Naples, Fl
    Jose:

    Great series. Skimmers in action is always a fun subject.

    wembley
     
  4. Winners All, You really know you stuff!!!

    Well Done Jose
     
  5. Gale

    Gale

    978
    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    Beautiful shots in that beautiful light
     
  6. Nice set of pics Jose. Some sweet light ou had. Would like to get back up to Ft. Desoto one of these days. It's an awful long boat ride. *-)
     
  7. Glacier

    Glacier

    Jan 17, 2006
    Boaz, Alabama
    Sweet sweet images Jose! #1 is spectacular.
     
  8. Thanks everyone! I had a blast that evening.

    Best,

    Jose
     
  9. Jose, this is a terrific series. What great captures.
     
  10. The chemist

    The chemist

    Jul 22, 2005
    nashville
    Very nice jose!!
     
  11. Super series Jose!!! Brings back memories from Merrit IV my last evening there I had a skimmer infront of my 400mm so much fun to see and catch them!! Nice work!!!
     
  12. tech1961

    tech1961

    Jan 28, 2007
    Houston Tx.
    Fantastic. I never have a good vatage point to shoot these guys when I see them. Great job Jose.
     
  13. Gordon Large

    Gordon Large Guest

    These are fabulous, Jose. IMO the first should be published or entered in a contest. I was just looking at the winners of the annual contest sponsored by Wildlife Refuge magazine and your image could well be in that group. (BTW, Jim Fenton won an Honorable Mention. Congratulations, Jim!)
     
  14. Thanks again everyone!! Much appreciated :) .

    Best,

    Jose
     
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