I recently spent 3 weeks in Alaska. While there I booked a sight seeing boat and took a tour of Resurrection bay and Kenai Fjords National Park. There is a lot of wildlife to be seen in the area. I was very please with the sharpness of this one showing a bald eagle. Using the long lens from a moving boat is a challenge, to say the least.
I have many more pics, but I though this one would be a good opener. As alway, thanks for your thoughtful critiques.
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rcrick (346) 2007-07-24 20:38
Hi Ned, Very nice capture beautiful bird, as you said not bad for a long lens and a moving boat...Cheers Rick
AROBN54 (11475) 2007-08-04 12:27
great catch under the conditions. Like you say, either one would make it tougher - long lens OR moving boat, but you did a fine job of it. Well composed with the eagle in a great spot and I love the contrast against the darker background and I like whatever that foliage is beneath him.Really nice shot! Kindest regards,
laroze (965) 2007-08-10 7:51
Very good shot.The eagle is wonderful in this green place.Great sharpness of the eagle.
Have a nice day
- Copyright: Ned Messerschmidt (nmess) (2301)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2007-07-20
- Categories: Daily Life, Nature
- Camera: Nikon D2Xs, Nikkor ED 80-400 MM f/4.5-5.6 AF VR Zoom, RAW @ ISO 400, UV
- Exposure: f/5.6, 1/125 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2007-07-23 22:26