Fast Food Blues #2/3

© Michael S. Lazarus

Fast Food Blues #2/3

Uploaded: February 12, 2008

Description

f/5.6, 1/800, 70-300mmVR @300mm, DSC_6259, 8:09:12 AM, ISO400

Think you had a long line at the market or drive through today? I was photographing a group of Royal Turns on South Beach on a Sunday morning when I heard a ruckus going on above me. No time to fiddle with settings just point and shoot. I got three shots off over a course of six seconds.
The gull in pursuit was able to make an unbelievable inverted turn to stay on the tail of the one with the food in his mouth. I never did see the final outcome. The images have been cropped a little and I made some minor adjustments in iPhoto. Be sure to see all three shots in my gallery. Thanks for stopping by.

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/800 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 400, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 300.00 mm, Model: NIKON D40

Comments

Robert G. Stalnaker February 12, 2008

Excellent, Michael, especially considering how quickly you had to do this. This is why I love photographing wildlife. You just never know what you are going to see next. #853650

Michael S. Lazarus February 13, 2008

Thank you Robert for your comment. You are so right about photographing wildlife and never knowing what will transpire from moment to moment. A favorite quote of mine address this exactly; you just need to GET OUT THERE:

"Seek always, for by looking for one thing you will surely find another
-this is the path to wisdom." #5488073


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