fbpixel

Snow Goose at Last Light


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

All times are UTC - 5 hours

Reply to topic  
 First unread post  | 30 posts | 
Image
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.
Axel Hildebrandt

User avatar
Posted by:
Axel Hildebrandt
Forum Contributor
Location: Coopersburg, PA
Posts: 15843
Joined: 28 Nov 2005
Connect with me:
500px Google+

   

by Karl Egressy on Tue Mar 05, 2013 8:37 am
User avatar
Karl Egressy
Forum Contributor
Posts: 28876
Joined: 11 Dec 2004
Location: Guelph, Ontario, Canada
Member #:00988
Great ligth, background, angle and pose, Axel.
 

by Jeff Dyck on Tue Mar 05, 2013 9:08 am
User avatar
Jeff Dyck
Forum Contributor
Posts: 232
Joined: 11 Jan 2011
Location: Prince George, British Columbia, Canada
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
judylynn
Lifetime Member
Posts: 9878
Joined: 03 Jan 2004
Location: Boynton Beach, Florida
Member #:00226
Beautiful lighting Axel and Love the BG in this image !!!
judylynn

Website: Nature's Tapestry
 

by bradjames on Tue Mar 05, 2013 9:11 am
bradjames
Forum Contributor
Posts: 402
Joined: 22 Nov 2010
Location: Conception Bay South, Newfoundland
Tac sharp and the warm light is beautiful. Great inflight
Please visit my website at www.bradjameswildlifephotography.com
 

by Kim.L on Tue Mar 05, 2013 9:21 am
User avatar
Kim.L
Forum Contributor
Posts: 2715
Joined: 21 Nov 2007
Location: Hong Kong
Beautiful image and nice light.
 

by Jim Urbach on Tue Mar 05, 2013 9:37 am
User avatar
Jim Urbach
Moderator
Posts: 29489
Joined: 21 Aug 2003
Location: Sanford, Florida
Member #:00049
Wonderful light on this one Axel
Enjoy viewing

Jim Urbach

http://www.jimurbach.smugmug.com


http://jimurbach.smugmug.com
 

by RLK on Tue Mar 05, 2013 9:53 am
User avatar
RLK
Forum Contributor
Posts: 3384
Joined: 09 Dec 2009
Location: Washington state
Member #:01370
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!
Bob
Bob Kothenbeutel
Website (under construction) www.rlkimages.photoshelter.com
 

by capebretondoc on Tue Mar 05, 2013 10:24 am
capebretondoc
Forum Contributor
Posts: 928
Joined: 15 Apr 2010
Killer light and so sharp.
Your exposure is perfect as shown in the blacks and whites.
Gail
 

by Bill Lockhart on Tue Mar 05, 2013 10:28 am
User avatar
Bill Lockhart
Lifetime Member
Posts: 3061
Joined: 29 Sep 2003
Location: Safety Harbor, Florida
Member #:00215
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
User avatar
Marina Scarr
Forum Contributor
Posts: 1511
Joined: 12 Mar 2008
Location: Sarasota, FL
You just can't beat this kind of light, Axel. Love all those details in thew whites, esp under the wings. Colors are stunning.
Marina Scarr
Florida Master Naturalist
Facebook, Website
 

by Greg Downing on Tue Mar 05, 2013 10:48 am
User avatar
Greg Downing
Publisher
Posts: 19291
Joined: 16 Aug 2003
Location: Maryland
Member #:00001
Great shot - perfect light!
Greg Downing
Publisher, NatureScapes.Net
Visit my website for images, workshops and newsletters!
 

by Landon Starnes on Tue Mar 05, 2013 10:49 am
User avatar
Landon Starnes
Forum Contributor
Posts: 5977
Joined: 08 Jul 2008
Location: Texas
Simpy gorgeous Axel! Light, pose, details, and bg are perfect.
 

by rajandesai on Tue Mar 05, 2013 11:11 am
User avatar
rajandesai
Forum Contributor
Posts: 1937
Joined: 06 Apr 2009
Location: Westford, MA
Member #:01263
Beautiful. Love the light, incoming flight pose. Nice.
 

by Rob Palmer on Tue Mar 05, 2013 11:22 am
User avatar
Rob Palmer
Forum Contributor
Posts: 8357
Joined: 25 Aug 2003
Location: Boulder, Colorado, USA
Wonderful!
 

by WOlf38 on Tue Mar 05, 2013 11:46 am
WOlf38
Forum Contributor
Posts: 4918
Joined: 24 Jun 2007
Location: France, Alps, Grenoble
A beautiful image!
Congrats!

Wolf
 

by Josh Gahagan on Tue Mar 05, 2013 12:05 pm
User avatar
Josh Gahagan
Forum Contributor
Posts: 7735
Joined: 03 Jan 2007
Location: Worcester, MA
Amazing light here, Axel. I love the framing as well....
 

by MalcolmBenn on Tue Mar 05, 2013 1:55 pm
MalcolmBenn
Forum Contributor
Posts: 1033
Joined: 26 Oct 2008
Location: Oakville, Ontario, CANADA
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
User avatar
TerryWSmith
Forum Contributor
Posts: 2088
Joined: 22 Feb 2012
Location: Oregon
The lighting and in flight capture put it over the top.


Terry
Terry W Smith
CANON GEAR-24/7
 

by amp5213 on Tue Mar 05, 2013 3:09 pm
amp5213
Lifetime Member
Posts: 1671
Joined: 12 Dec 2003
Location: Millstone Township, NJ
Member #:00406
Great flight pose and beautiful light
 

Display posts from previous:  Sort by:  
30 posts | 

Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Group