Linda A. Braddock level-classic April 07, 2008

Robert, beautiful capture, perfect color and so sharp, just right. Great work. Linda #895454

Cheryl E. Molennor April 10, 2008

Excellent #5771139

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B.I.F. normally means bird-in-flight, but in this case, more like a "behemoth-in-flight", with its 79 inch wingspan and bulky body. I was fortunate to have a low angled sun with difused sidelight that showcases the color of the brown pelican's face.

f/8, 1/1600, ISO 640, cloudy, center-weighted average, lens Canon EF 400mm L, handheld, Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge, FL, 3/28/08.

Exif: F Number: 7.1, Exposure Bias Value: 0.67, ExposureTime: 1/1600 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 640, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 400.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 40D

Uploaded on March 30, 2008

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