This image was created with the Canon 70-200mm f.4L IS lens with the 1.4X II TC (handheld at 280mm) and the EOS-7D. ISO 400. Evaluative metering +1/3 stop: 1/2000 sec. at f/6.3. You need to have absolute confidence in both your and your camera's ability to produce sharp images.
Whenever I take a [...]
Canon 70-200mm f/4L IS lens with the 1.4X II TC (handlheld at 208mm). ISO 400. Evaluative metering +1/3 stop: 1/1250 sec. at f/8. In competent hands as seen here, the 7D offers superb image quality. As always, click on each image to see a larger, sharper version.
Early on there were on-line concerns [...]
California Brown Pelican in flight, La Jolla, CA. Canon 70-200mm f/4L IS lens (handheld at 154mm) with the 1.4X II TC and the EOS-7D. ISO 500. Evaluative metering +1 1/3 stops set manually.
With one day to go, the San Diego IPT has been a huge success. Great folks, great camraderie, great photographic [...]
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 [...]
This frigatebird image was created with the Canon 70-200mm f/4L IS lens (handheld at 200mm) with the Canon EOS-50D. ISO 400. Evaluative metering +2/3 stop: 1/4000 sec. at f/5.6.
Deciding to keep the image above was a no-brainer. The bird was perfectly juxtaposed to the imaging sensor. It is diagonally oriented in the in the frame. [...]
This immature Galapagos Hawk was photographed with the handheld 70-200mm f/4L IS lens (at 75mm) and the EOS-1D MIII. ISO 400. Evaulative metering +2 stops: 1/640 sec. at f/7.1.
After a successful but long and arudous walk on the 3 mile trail at Urbina Bay we planned to call the pangas once we got back [...]
This sweet looking coastal Brown Bear was photographed with the Canon 800mm f/5.6L IS lens and the EOS-1D MIII. ISO 1600. Evaluative metering +2/3 stop: 1/250 sec. at f/5.6. At times, we had bears–including this one–as close as 6 feet from us. She was hiding behind my group in an effort to avoid [...]
Sandhill Crane flock at sunrise, Bosque Del Apache, NWR, NM. Image Copyright 2009: Arthur Morris/BIRDS AS ART. Canon 70-200mm f/4L IS lens handheld at 135mm with the EOS-1D Mark III. ISO 400. Evaluative metering +2 stops: 1/400 sec. at f/5. Mid-rage telephoto zooms are extremely valuable at Bosque. This group of cranes was [...]