Uploaded: October 01, 2007


Homer, AK

Canon 500mm F4 L IS
1/1250 @ F7.1
ISO 400
Manual Metering (incident)
Cir. Pol. filter
Gitzo 1348 CF tripod
Wimberley Full Head


Joe Terni October 01, 2007

A beautiful shot there Brian.Fantastic! #751288

October 01, 2007

wow!! perfect shot!! great job #4869188

Kate Jackson October 01, 2007

You certainly did a great job on the metering Brian. Fantastic detail in the black feathers. A beautiful shot. It ought to be a postage stamp! #4869302

Brian K. Upton October 01, 2007

Thank you Joe, Shelley and Kate. Bald eagles can be a little tricky on exposure with the dark bodies and white heads. Just remember to expose for the most important highlight in the image...and of course an over cast day helps as well ;) #4869332

Ellen Hodges October 01, 2007

Double awesome on this and the other eagle images!!! #4871092

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic October 11, 2007

Love this eagle portrait, Brian!!!
I recently shot a bald eagle--or shoud I say, "photographed..." I realize how tricky the exposure can be. You did a fine job with this image. Love the bit of snow, too!
--Lisa #4911627

Brian K. Upton October 11, 2007

Thanks Ellen and Lisa. The bit of snow was just icing on the cake for this shot. #4911961

Eugenio Diaz November 26, 2007

Congratulations on your finalist!!! #5130106

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic November 26, 2007

Congratulations, Brian!
Good luck in the next round!
--Lisa #5130538

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic November 26, 2007

Congratulations on your finalist, Brian. #5131555

Brian K. Upton November 30, 2007

Thank you everyone! #5150791

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