for the furred 'n' feathered fraternity.
These guys are quite difficult to expose.


2 comments so far...

bcAnna March 19, 2010, 07:08 AM
Terrific photo!
Yes, they are so black and so shy, I've been trying to photograph one for a long time.
mramshaw March 19, 2010, 07:41 PM
Thank you for the comments. I was happy to get the red eyes and
highlights on the beak. Normally the beaks will get over-exposed,
so that has to be allowed for. If you are still for long enough, they
will often drift closer. Lots of patience!

This was part of a bunch I posted for composition comparisons.
I was kind of fishing for suggestions here, the central focus is
considered bad form but kind of required with super-zooms.

It desperately cries out for a crop, but I like the soft water.

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