Snow Goose at Last Light

Posted by Axel Hildebrandt on Tue Mar 05, 2013 8:10 am

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1D4, 500f4, 1.4x, 1/2000s, f/7.1, ISO 640, manual exposure

I went to Middle Creek the other day, which is one of the major Snow Goose and Tundra Swan migration spots on their way north. Because of the mild winters, the last two years have been pretty bad for photographing them. Most of the Geese and Swans didn't gather there this year again since there is no snow on the ground. This image is one from two years ago.
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by Karl Egressy on Tue Mar 05, 2013 8:37 am
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Great ligth, background, angle and pose, Axel.

by Jeff Dyck on Tue Mar 05, 2013 9:08 am
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Very nice image Axel. The lighting is fantastic and I am struck by the beautiful detail you have been able to capture in both the blacks and whites. Well done!

by judylynn on Tue Mar 05, 2013 9:10 am
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Beautiful lighting Axel and Love the BG in this image !!!

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by bradjames on Tue Mar 05, 2013 9:11 am
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Tac sharp and the warm light is beautiful. Great inflight
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by Kim.L on Tue Mar 05, 2013 9:21 am
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Beautiful image and nice light.

by Jim Urbach on Tue Mar 05, 2013 9:37 am
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Wonderful light on this one Axel
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by RLK on Tue Mar 05, 2013 9:53 am
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I love this image Axel. Besides being sharp with a great pose and background it has such dramatic lighting. It doesn't get any better!
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by capebretondoc on Tue Mar 05, 2013 10:24 am
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Killer light and so sharp.
Your exposure is perfect as shown in the blacks and whites.

by Bill Lockhart on Tue Mar 05, 2013 10:28 am
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Wonderful light, excellent background, and perfect form. All add up to a excellent image.

by Marina Scarr on Tue Mar 05, 2013 10:32 am
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You just can't beat this kind of light, Axel. Love all those details in thew whites, esp under the wings. Colors are stunning.
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by Greg Downing on Tue Mar 05, 2013 10:48 am
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Great shot - perfect light!
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by Landon Starnes on Tue Mar 05, 2013 10:49 am
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Simpy gorgeous Axel! Light, pose, details, and bg are perfect.

by rajandesai on Tue Mar 05, 2013 11:11 am
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Beautiful. Love the light, incoming flight pose. Nice.

by Rob Palmer on Tue Mar 05, 2013 11:22 am
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by WOlf38 on Tue Mar 05, 2013 11:46 am
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A beautiful image!


by Josh Gahagan on Tue Mar 05, 2013 12:05 pm
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Amazing light here, Axel. I love the framing as well....

by MalcolmBenn on Tue Mar 05, 2013 1:55 pm
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Wow the light on this bird is spectacular .. great flight angle and lovely complimentary tones in the background, a very pretty image.

by TerryWSmith on Tue Mar 05, 2013 2:35 pm
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The lighting and in flight capture put it over the top.

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Great flight pose and beautiful light

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