The End: Galapagos Day 15/July 20, Morning, Black Turtle Cove, Santa Cruz

This image of a Brown Noddy waiting to scoop up any wriggling baitfish that might escape from the adult pelican’s pouch was created with the hand held Canon 400mm f/4 IS DO lens and the EOS-1D Mark IV. ISO 320. Evaluative metering +1 stop: 1/500 sec. at f/4. It seems as if I clicked [...]

Galapagos Day 14/July 19, Chinese Hat & Cerro Dragon, Santa Cruz Island

This is the only image that I created on Day 14. It shows most of the group headed towards Dragon Hill without yours truly. I used the Canon 70-200mm f/4L IS lens handheld at 200mm with the EOS-1D Mark IV. ISO 400. Evaluative metering at zero: 1/5000 sec. at f/5. Read on for the [...]

Galapagos Day 13/July 18, Afternoon, Pinnacle Rock, Sullivan Bay, Bartolome

Thanks to Denise Ippolito for sharing her grunge HDR image of the steps on Bartolome. I get winded just looking at it.

Galapagos Day 13/July 18, Afternoon, Pinnacle Rock, Sullivan Bay, Bartolome

After a great snorkel we took a short panga ride to view Pinnacle Rock up close and personal and then climbed the [...]