two of a kind

© Gary Sagnor

two of a kind

Uploaded: November 23, 2008


I spotted these guys a mile away as I drove up the eastern shore of the Chesapeake Bay on Rt. 301. I was blessed to not only have my camera but also my 300 mm lens with me. No safe place to pull over really so I made some very quick hand held shots out my driver’s side window. I occasionally see them flying around in the distance, but this was a first for me.

Exif: F Number: 7.1, Exposure Bias Value: 0.33, ExposureTime: 1/160 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 400, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 300.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 40D


Anita Bower December 02, 2008

How exciting for you! I like this image--how the eagles blend in with the foliage and mimick its colors. The placement of the birds is also very good. #1044985

Gary Sagnor December 02, 2008

Hi Anita! I wasn’t sure whether to even post this shot. This is a far cry from a National Geographic photograph. I was however very excited to see and capture these majestic birds in their natural habitat and not in a zoo. Thank you very much for taking the time to comment! #6840412

Sheryll Waite December 11, 2008

What a great shot - you must have an "eagle" eye to have spotted them. I love the detail, you can almost count all of the feathers. Thanks for sharing it with all of us! #6881395

Gary Sagnor December 14, 2008

Hi Sheryll! I'm really glad you enjoyed the shot. Thank you very much for commenting on it! #6890860

Linda A. Braddock level-classic October 27, 2009

Gary, Beautiful Capture of these gorgeous birds! Well Done! #8079603

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