The Birders

Uploaded: December 20, 2018 15:54:22 | Entered: February 28, 2019 07:56:23


Taken a few years back at Padre National Seashore. I came across these dedicated "birders" on a very windy and cold day in January. While I headed back to my car and turned on the heat full-blast, they were still out there enjoying the birds and the wintry elements.

B/W Techniques

Exif: F Number: 9, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 10/4000 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 320, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 22.00 mm, Model: NIKON D300


Emile Abbott level-deluxe December 27, 2018

Love that dramatic sky and great conversion to B&W. #1719073

Emile Abbott level-deluxe March 31, 2019

Congrats on fantastic finalist, Val. #11758376

Bojan Bencic level-classic March 31, 2019

Nicely composed, Val. Congratulations! #11758506

Leslie McLain level-deluxe April 01, 2019

what an amazing sky. Congrats on a fantastic winner, Val. #11758539

Joanna Kovalcsik level-classic April 01, 2019

Beautifully composed and compelling in B & W, Val... congratulations!! #11758562

Emile Abbott level-deluxe April 01, 2019

Congrats on Gold Winner, Val. #11758628

MARLON IGNACIO level-deluxe April 01, 2019

Wow!! Congratulations, Val, on this stunner! #11758663

Teresa Burnett level-deluxe April 01, 2019

Huge Congratulations on this beautiful Winner, Val. #11758793

Peggy Pfister level-classic April 01, 2019

Big drama and great looking in B&W! Congrats on the gold, Val! #11758819

Joannie Bertucci level-classic April 01, 2019

It looks like they are waiting for a UFO to come out of that huge cloud! :-) Congrats on your gold badge win Ms. Austin! #11758829

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe April 02, 2019

Very dramatic - Congrats Val on your Impressive Win! #11758857

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe April 02, 2019

Beautiful Winner. Congrats, Val. #11758864

Patrick Rouzes level-classic April 02, 2019

Congrats on this awesome Winner, Val! #11758933

John Koepfer @PresentPleasures April 02, 2019

That sky looks like you could reach up and touch it, incredible b&w image Val, congratulations on winning gold!!! #11758958

Terry Cervi level-classic April 02, 2019

I love that sky too, Ms.V! Congrats on your awesome win! #11758984

Christine Greenspan level-classic April 02, 2019

Incredible image, Val! Huge congrats on this great winner! #11759082

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