A LIttle Touch of Grace

© Michael S. Lazarus

A LIttle Touch of Grace

Uploaded: January 29, 2008


f/5.0, 1/500, 70-300mmVR@155, West Palm Beach (Intercoastal Waterway), DSC_4866.JPG, 1/28/08 8:04 A.M.

Photo is exactly as shot from the camera. This little bugger would not stand still on the sea wall but offered me this pose. Enjoy!

Exif: F Number: 5, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/500 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 200, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 155.00 mm, Model: NIKON D40


Kathy L. Clark January 29, 2008

Well I think he is absolutley lovely Michael. Excellent color, angles and the light is fabulous. #841749

Michael S. Lazarus January 29, 2008

Kathy, Thanks so much for your comments. The more I studied this photo, the more I realized it was special. I wanted to share it. I'm new to this site and look forward to becoming a part of the group to learn and share photos. I was looking through your gallery and was very impressed. I see we both like the 70 - 300mm range lens. I just rented this lens for a couple of days and it's opened up a whole new range of possibilities for me. I have some more shots to share that I took with it before returning it. I am purchasing an 18-200mm VR lens which will be my first lens to supplement the kit lens that came with my camera (18-55mm). #5413265

Ellen Hodges February 02, 2008

Great capture, Michael! #5434665

Michael S. Lazarus February 04, 2008

Thank you Ellen. I really appreciate the feedback. It's very inspirational. #5444538

Aimee C. Eisaman February 05, 2008

It seems that the best shots are always the ones that we didn't intend to get! This is a great shot....just love the sun behind so you can see the shadows of the legs. Birds can be impossible, but I think you came away with a wonderful shot! #5447462

Michael S. Lazarus February 06, 2008

Thank you very much Aimee. "It seems that the best shots are always the ones that we didn't intend to get!"
That's often true. And similarly, often the ones we thought were seconds are better received by others than our personal favorites. That's why we keep snapping away and showing them off (and why this is such a great venue to do this). #5455213

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