Departing Trails

© Michael S. Lazarus

Departing Trails

Uploaded: March 08, 2008


f/5.6, 1/1600, 70-300mmVR@300mm, DSC_8412, 7:34AM, ISO400

I captured these drops of sea water trailing this gulls path of departure one Sunday morning on Miami's South Beach. The gull was working in the waves and seaweed looking for a breakfast of crab or shrimp and came up empty this time but not me as the lighting in conjunction with the 1/1600 shutter speed froze this moment to share. Enjoy!

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/1600 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 400, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 300.00 mm, Model: NIKON D40


Gail R. Schuett March 08, 2008

BEAUTIFULLY captured!!
Once again your clarity,colors and the frozen moment of the trailing droplets are just fabulous!!
Very well done Michael... #872437

Patrick Rouzes March 08, 2008

Exceptional colors, detail, lighting, clarity & capture,Michael!!! Superb job, my friend!!! #5611447

Tiia Vissak March 08, 2008

great timing, light & clarity! #5612131

Eivor Kuchta March 08, 2008

Outstanding, Michael. The way you got the gull to stand out against the blue waves is amazing. The DOF is perfect, as is the shutter speed that got the droplets frozen. #5613525

Michael S. Lazarus March 10, 2008

Gail, Patrick, Tiia and Eivor, Thank you for taking your time to leave such wonderful comments here for this image. It's always great to have your impressions! #5620614

Aimee C. Eisaman March 11, 2008

I don't know how I missed this one Michael! I love this moment frozen in time! These are things most people wouldn't even see when a bird leaves the water. Thank you for your wonderful POV and fast shutter speed! I did enjoy seeing this! :-) #5628141

Michael S. Lazarus March 21, 2008

Thank you Aimee. I value your insight. #5675369

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