Last week was a little slow for me. I didn’t get out to do much shooting as I usually do. But when I did get out I managed to get a few keepers. Here area few from a trip to the water treatment ponds at Eldorado, Texas.
Female Blue Grosbeak., (Passerina caerulea). Exposure was 1/2000 sec. @ f5.6, ISO 640. Canon 500mm f4 lens with 1.4 tele-converter.
Cattle Egret, (Bubulcus ibis). Exposure 1/2000 sec. @ f6.3, ISO 400. Canon 500mm lens with 1.4 tele-converter.
Great-tailed Grackle, (Quiscalus mexicanus). Exposure 1/2000 sec. @ f6.3 -1.3EV, ISO 100. Canon 500mm lens with 1/4 tele-converter.
This Snowy Egret, (Egretta thula), appears to be staring at the insect in front of his face. Exposure 1/1600 sec. @ f5.6, -0,7EV, ISO 100. Canon 100-400mm lens.
This Blue Jay, (Cyanocitta cristata), was photographed after we got back into town. He was sitting on a fence in residential area. I grabbed a quick shot from the car with my Canon 7D and 100-400mm lens. Exposure 1/320 sec. @ f5.6, +0.7EV, ISO 3200.
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