Hyacinth Macaws at Rest

© James R. Jackson

Hyacinth Macaws at Rest

Uploaded: April 08, 2005


A pair of macaws resting at the Nashville Zoo, on April 3, 2005. Except for sharpening, no other enhancements were made. The dreamy effect is a natural trick of the light and lens. Mid-afternoon; Canon 28-90mm zoom lens; speed 1/125; f/S 5.6; ISO 400.


Sherry Stricklin Boles level-classic April 08, 2005

Great shot, James! I was so excited to see your photo. I'm wanting to go to the Nashville Zoo this summer, especially to photograph these birds; they are such magnificent creatures. Your gorgeous shot makes me want to go even more... #234074

James R. Jackson April 08, 2005

Sherry, thanks for the compliment. I was thrilled to see them, too. I had never seen their like before. The photo doesn't really show their true color (there was more purple amongst the blue), but what you see is what the camera captured. Thanks again, Jay #1238981

Sharon Day level-classic April 08, 2005

Hi Jay, beautiful image of the macaws!!! Wonderful color! #1240120

James R. Jackson April 11, 2005

Sharon, thanks! I wish you could see them live! Stunning colors! Happy shooting! Jay #1245014

Mary J. Costa Pearson April 16, 2005

I can't believe I missed this! beautiful birds! You captured them beautifully!!! glad to see you back! #1258658

James R. Jackson April 18, 2005

Mary, thanks so much. Unfortunately, it is TOO easy to miss photos since hundreds of them are posted everyday. It is impossible to catch them all. Thanks again, and Happy Shooting! Jay

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