Pied-billed Grebe

© Bill Whala

Pied-billed Grebe

Uploaded: October 28, 2007


Pied-billed Grebe (Podilymbus podiceps)

Taken at Belmar Park while the trees were still reflecting their golden color into the water.

10D, 600/4, 1.4x, tripod
Eval @ -2/3, Av @ f8, SS 1/60, ISO 200
Cropped ~10% all around.


Cindy Bendush level-classic October 28, 2007

Beautiful image Bill - lovely detail and expression captured here! #773226

Marvil J. LaCroix October 29, 2007

I agree with Cindy. Lovely shot. Nice definition and sharpness.
My shots of the Comorant and Snow Goose would have been clearer if I rememberd to change my converter settings to telephoto.
Those "little" things that make or break the image! #4998797

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic November 26, 2007

Congratulations on your finalist, Bill. #5128020

Cary Rogers November 26, 2007

Congratulations on your WONDERFUL capture, Bill! Great lighting, detail, and colors! (I rarely ever see any grebes over at BelMar. Was this shot over by the lagoon?) CONGRATS, again! #5129799

Bill Whala November 26, 2007

Thank you for the kind words Cindy, Marvil, Kay, and Cary.

This was taken on the north side of the island that is across from the covered viewing platform. #5129886

Gary Lange November 27, 2007

What a great shot here, Bill, congrats!! The gold color of the water here really makes the shot. Nice, clear image here. #5135073

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