Midair Collision over Midway!

All three of the images in this post were created with the handheld Canon 400mm f/4 IS DO lens and the EOS-1D Mark IV. ISO 400. Evaluative metering +1 1/3 stops off the sand set manually: 1/1250 sec. at f/7.1 As always, you can click on each image to see a larger, sharper version. […]

Midway Continued: Creative Vision/Red-tailed Tropicbird Style

Canon 70-200mm f/4L IS lens with the 1.4X II TC (handheld at 135mm) and the EOS-1D MIV. ISO 250. I set the brilliant white exposure for this ISO manually: 1/2000 sec. at f/6.3 and confirmed it via a histogram check.

There are many, many thousands of Red-Tailed Tropicbirds on Midway and they are relatively […]

More Midway!

Laysan Albatross. This image was created with the handheld 400mm f/4 IS DO lens and the EOS-1D MIV. ISO 400. Evaluative metering +1 stop: 1/2000 sec. at f/7.1. Opportunities for flight photography are unlimited as the sky is constantly filled with birds. And the windier the better. As always, you can click on each […]