Picked from the crowd

Back on July 20, 2015, I photographed a group of four American White Pelicans in flight, and I posted a shot of them here about a week ago.  Today, I chose one bird from the many frames I took and processed it, resulting in the above image.  It’s quite a heavy crop so if you have a gigantic monitor, please stand up out of your chair and stand back about 5 feet–it will look much better!  🙂 Just kidding about standing back 5 feet but not kidding about the heavy crop.   Ridgefield NWR.

Canon 5D Mark III, 1/1600, f4, ISO 400, 500mm, 6:56 a.m.

Back on July 20, 2015, I photographed a group of four American White Pelicans in flight, and I posted a shot of them here about a week ago.  Today, I chose one bird from the many frames I took and processed it, resulting in the above image.  It’s quite a heavy crop so if you have a gigantic monitor, please stand up out of your chair and stand back about 5 feet–it will look much better!  🙂 Just kidding about standing back 5 feet but not kidding about the heavy crop.   Ridgefield NWR.

Canon 5D Mark III, 1/1600, f4, ISO 400, 500mm, 6:56 a.m.

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