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 [...]
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 Brown Pelican image was created in La Jolla, CA with the Canon EF 800mm f/5.6L IS lens and the EOS-1D Mark IV. ISO 400. Evaluative metering at zero: 1/2000 sec. at f/8. Early morning (8:53am) light. Why Wide Open Works Well For Me
When I posted the image above in yesterday’s blog [...]
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 [...]