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 [...]
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 [...]
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? [...]
Canon 400mm f/4 IS DO lens handheld with the EOS-1D Mark IV. ISO 400. Evaluative metering +1 1/3 stops: 1/320 sec. at f/4.
Anxious to create a few pix with one of my new Mark IV bodies I headed to the cliffs at La Jolla yesterday afternoon. Within minutes, a cormorant flying by [...]
This Willet was photographed at LaJolla, CA with the handheld Canon 400mm f/4 IS DO lens and the EOS 50D. ISO 200. Evaluative metering +1/3 stop: 1/1600 sec. at f/4 set manually.
Aside from working on the eyes of most of my avian subjects, I often spend considerable time cleaning a bird’s bill. I [...]
Canon 400mm f/4 IS DO lens handheld with the EOS-50D. ISO 250. Evaluative Metering +2/3 stop: 1/1000 sec. at f/5. Be sure to click on each image to see a larger version.
Wow, I was beyond swamped last week getting ready for my trip to San Diego and getting things in order at [...]
Handheld Canon 400mm f/4 IS DO lens with the EOS-1D MIII. Evaluative metering +1 stop: 1/500 sec. at f/4 set manually.
With its light silver nuchal collar (ruff) we nicknamed this baby Katmai bear ”Lion Cub.”
I just got back from a nice extended weekend at the Midwest Birding Symposium. Not much photography but lots of [...]
Canon 70-200mm f/4 IS L lens handheld at 70mm with the EOS-1D MIII. ISO 800. Evaluative metering +1 1/3 stops: 1/160 sec. at f/4.
George Brunt (above, with a coastal Brown Bear), who was with us on the June trip, Ken Canning (who attended the Portland, ME seminar), and newcomer George Hasty joined Linda [...]
Canon 800mm f/5.6 L IS lens with the 1.4X II TC and the EOS-1D Mark III. ISO 250. Evaluative metering +1 stop: 1/250 sec. at f/8.
As most of you know I flew from Panama to Orlando and continued on to NY’s JFK that same day (17 AUG). The next morning at 5:55am [...]
On the recent Panama trip that I co-led with Linda Robbins, the Hummingbird Queen, some of the participants created well more than 4,000 images on a single day. Many of the best of those images featured either the feeder that we used to attract the birds, another hummingbird, or, as in the image below, [...]