Angel’s Veil. Mammoth Hot Springs, Yellowstone National Park, MT. This HDR was created from a five-image AEB series made with the tripod-mounted Canon 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II lens) and Canon EOS-1D Mark IV). ISO 400. Evaluative metering +1 stop: the base exposure was 1/8 sec. at f/22. The AEB sequence was +/- 1 [...]
Laughing Gull with Black Skimmer background. This image was created at Fort DeSoto Park on April 26, 2008 with the Canon 500mm f/4 L IS lens and the EOS-1D Mark III (replaced by the Canon EOS-1D Mark IV). ISO 400. Evaluative metering +1 stop: 1/3200 sec. at 4.
As I had no [...]
This image was created on the Lake Kerkini, Greece IPT with the Canon 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II lens and the 1.4X III TC (handheld at 145mm) with the Canon EOS-1D Mark IV ISO 400. Evaluative metering +1 2/3 stops: 1/250 sec. at f/4 in Manual mode.
Lens/camera body Micro-adjustment: -8.
For Your [...]
This image was created this morning at Indian Lake Estates, FL with the tripod-mounted Canon 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II lens with the 1.4X III TC and the Canon EOS-1D Mark IV ISO 200. This is a 7-frame AEB HDR: +/- one stop around Evaluative metering at zero: 1/800 sec. at f/8. Central sensor/rear-focus [...]
Return to My Homeland, A Guest Blog Post by Yannis Arvanitis
Yannis joined Robert O’Toole and I at Lake Kerkini late last winter as our co-leader/interpreter. It was great having him along especially at our favorite restaurant!
This image of a Dalmatian Pelican splashing down for a landing was created on the Lake Kerkin, [...]
This image of a an American Oystercatcher chick with one parent was created with the tripod-mounted Canon 800mm f/5.6L IS lens, the 1.4X III TC, and the EOS-1D Mark IV. ISO 400. Evaluative metering +2/3 stop: 1/1000 at f/9 in Av Mode. Lens/TC/Camera Body Micro-Adjustment: +3. The parent had just fed the chick [...]
As expected, the cultures did not grow anything. This may very well indicate that the infection has been beaten but I will likely be put on a strong, very expensive oral antibiotic to ensure that any loose ends are cleaned up after I am sent home. That will likely be tomorrow, Friday [...]
This image was created with the Canon 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II lens, the 2X III teleconverter (hand held at 360mm), and the Canon EOS-1D Mark IV professional digital camera body. ISO 800. Evaluative metering +1/3 stop: 1/1600 sec. at f/5.6.
The raised foot and the open bill add interest.
Afternoon Farming [...]
I drove home from St. Augustine this morning (Monday, May 2, 2011), took a good nap, and am looking forward to resting up a bit and getting lots of work done before my Connecticut/Long Island trip. I fly to Hartford on May 14th. Click here for details of the May 15th program in [...]
Sensor Cleaning Update with a Surprise!
On my recent trip to Midway I left my sensor cleaning kit at home to save a few ounces in my luggage; in retrospect, this was a bad move. And I had had some nasty sensor dust on my EOS-1D Mark [...]