I severely underexposed this and use a very short duration flash to pull the bird out of the background. Using that technique is my favorite way to get an image that has a clean dark background without doing any special post processing.
This is one of the most impactful sites I've every been at. The only other times I've experienced the same emotion is at Arlington Cemetery and Pearl Harbor.
I really don't know if this was an itch or just part of drying itself from the heavy dew this morning. I usually stick to still photography but thought a series of photos I captured earlier this week was perfect for making an animated gif. Amazing what you can do with a camera that is... Continue Reading →
We had around 6” of rain this week at home. You might think that means the weather was terrible all week long but........
Nature is the greatest teacher and I learn from her best when others are asleep. - George Washington Carver