For Your Critique: Image #17

This image was created with the hand held Canon 400mm f/4 IS DO lens and the EOS-1D Mark IV. ISO 800. Evaluative metering +1/3 stop: 1/800 sec. at f/5 in tv mode. When working on a boat or in other situations that require a minimum shutter speed I will often choose to work in [...]

Masked Lapwing: My Choices

This is image three, the fill flash image, with a bit more color work. This is image two, full sun with lots of flash, as presented in the April 25th post, presented here for comparison.

First off, thanks all for playing. Image two and image three were the favorites of the group by a [...]

So You Like Sun?

This captive plover was photographed in bright sun at a tourist attraction that shall go un-named. I used the handheld Canon 400mm IS DO lens, a 1.4X teleconverter, and the EOS-1D Mark IV. ISO 200. Evaluative metering at zero: 1/640 sec. at f/7.1.

So, do you like the sun for your nature photography? I [...]