Monday, 20 February 2012

Herring Gull

Oh I do indeed like to be beside the seaside when light like this is available. The framing of the bird, by the way, is quite deliberate; the 1Ds has 45 possible focus points and I opted for the farthest on the right to get the maximum amount of beach and sky in the remainder of the shot.

Canon 1Ds MkII, Canon 100-400mm IS USM lens, 1/1,000th sec, f/9, 400mm at ISO 400. Distance to subject: c 5m

5 comments:

  1. Enjoyed the shots over the last few posts Tim, Good to have some nice light at last !!

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  2. Thanks Warren. Good light does make the world of difference.

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  3. Love the quirky composition here, Tim. I wouldn't have thought of doing that, so intent am I on getting a standard portrait. Has given me a few ideas - thanks!

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  4. I agree with Jeremy. "note to self must try Quirky comps" awesome as always
    Regards Bri

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