Red-shouldered backlit

© Robert G. Stalnaker

Red-shouldered backlit

Uploaded: March 10, 2008


Red-shouldered hawk hunting from a perch and looking for its last meal of the day.

f/5.6, 1/320, ISO 320, AWB, spot, +1/3, lens Canon EF 400mm L, handheld, south shore of Lake Apopka near Orlando, Oakland Nature Preserve, 3/09/08.

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.33, ExposureTime: 1/320 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 320, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 400.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 40D


Denny E. Barnes level-deluxe March 11, 2008

Excellent capture of this hawk, Robert. Well done!!!
Denny #875069

Linda A. Braddock level-classic March 13, 2008

Gorgeous! Another great picture.
Linda #5637247

March 18, 2008

Just lovely! A bird of prey AND nice composition... #5659148

KV Day March 18, 2008

Very nice shot #5661003

Robert G. Stalnaker March 18, 2008

Well hello Vicki! Thank you very much for visiting. This is the same hawk that appears in "Sunset Serenity" but from a different angle. The glare was a problem since I had to be at this angle, but the bokeh may have made it acceptable--I don't know. Would appreciate any comments from everybody on the background/glare. I was just happy I got a better angle with "Sunset Serenity".

Thanks again for visiting. #5661050

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