Passing Piper

© Michael S. Lazarus

Passing Piper

Uploaded: March 20, 2008


f/9.0, 1/2000, 70-300mmVR@300mm, DSC_9609, 8:46AM, ISO400, Exp Bias-0.33

In 1/2000 second these guys can do your laundry. This sandpiper on Miami's South Beach was finishing his assessment of the two-legged gizmo-carrying creature blocking his path to breakfast as I fumbled to press the shutter hoping to get something besides seaweed recorded on my sensor. I ran the lucky result through Apple's iPhoto application to crop and tweak it so that you could enjoy this at a more leisurely pace.

Exif: F Number: 9, Exposure Bias Value: -0.33, ExposureTime: 1/2000 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 400, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 300.00 mm, Model: NIKON D40


Eivor Kuchta March 21, 2008

Once again you're showing your great patience, photographing birds. Isn't it great with digital, though, with those fast moving subjects? I like the crop of this one. Great light as usual in your images. Have a wonderful Easter! #882889

Gail R. Schuett June 29, 2008

Love the crop,great photo!!
Thanks for sharing Michael..hope your well,miss you!! Gail #6121583

Marvin A. Rivera November 03, 2008

nicely done my friend.

I can see your talent from your photographs

Marvin #6699529

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