Sunning my nose & toes

© Robert G. Stalnaker

Sunning my nose & toes

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It was a hot sunny day and this red-shouldered hawk grabbed this "umbrella", a palm tree with a nice top that created some shade. A bit of sun peaked through the palm fronds and litup his nose and toes. I had to clock up the exposure +1.33 as it was pretty dark where the hawk was but so bright up against the sky. It washed out the blue of the sky but my main subject was this beautiful raptor.

f/10, 1/1000, ISO 400, shade, spot, +1 1/3, lens Canon EF 400mm L, handheld, Orlando Easterly Wetlands, 3/12/08.

Exif: F Number: 10, Exposure Bias Value: 1.33, ExposureTime: 1/1000 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 400, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 400.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 40D

Uploaded on March 13, 2008

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