Out of the Black Bald Eagle

Posted by D. Robert Franz on Fri Jan 12, 2018 4:29 pm

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Late afternoon from last years tour.  Mountainside behind eagle was in shade.  Setting a manual exposure allowed us to get some dramatic light on the birds as they would bank in front of the dark BG.

Camera Model: Canon EOS-1D X
Copyright: D. Robert Franz
Shutter speed: 1/4000 sec
Aperture: 5.6
Exposure mode: Manual
Metering mode: Multi-segment
ISO: 400
Lens: EF300mm f/2.8L IS USM

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by Bill Dix on Fri Jan 12, 2018 4:46 pm
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Beautiful banking shot against a dark BG. I could imagine another version with a vertical crop.
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by Ron Day on Fri Jan 12, 2018 5:15 pm
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Beautiful dramatic lighting with excellent pose and detail. Very nice image!

by Mako_Elite on Fri Jan 12, 2018 5:19 pm
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Beautiful banking shot. I love the dark BG.


by Porsche917 on Fri Jan 12, 2018 8:43 pm
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Dear Robert:

Super image.

Best regards,

Roman :-)

by John Spreitzer on Fri Jan 12, 2018 10:17 pm
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Superb ,wonderfully executed shot! Thanks for the details on how you pulled it off.

by david fletcher on Sun Jan 14, 2018 5:34 am
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brilliant, the way the light catches it against the bg. Nice one
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by Jimmy G on Sun Jan 14, 2018 12:57 pm
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Love the black Background.
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by Mike Umscheid on Sun Jan 14, 2018 9:44 pm
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Love love love those dark dark BGs. Fabulous work here!
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