Posts tagged wings

I wish I had been a little faster on this. I normally wouldn’t post an image with this kind of soft focus, but I have never seen the underwing coverts of a northern flicker. Stunning!

I wish I had been a little faster on this. I normally wouldn’t post an image with this kind of soft focus, but I have never seen the underwing coverts of a northern flicker. Stunning!

Possibly an immature green-breasted mango. (But certainly correct me.) They are such shape-changers when they fly. Glorious.

Possibly an immature green-breasted mango. (But certainly correct me.) They are such shape-changers when they fly. Glorious.

For my dragonfly friend beneath-my-tree. This was shot with a Canon 5D Mlll and a  400m f4 DO. F9 1/640 and very tired arms. (Click on over to my article How to Photograph the Graceful Dragonfly for more.)

For my dragonfly friend beneath-my-tree. This was shot with a Canon 5D Mlll and a  400m f4 DO. F9 1/640 and very tired arms. (Click on over to my article How to Photograph the Graceful Dragonfly for more.)

I swung my lens up just in time to catch this low-flying mallard. The sky was so blue and his feathers were so white. (click to enlarge)

I swung my lens up just in time to catch this low-flying mallard. The sky was so blue and his feathers were so white. (click to enlarge)

I am very proud of this very early morning bald-headed eagle sequence. Extraordinary birds. (click to enlarge)

5D Mark lll Macro Monday Marvel! 
Dirty talk for the photogs: this was shot at f18, 1/500, ISO 12800-no noise reduction applied in post. I’m giddy.

5D Mark lll Macro Monday Marvel! 

Dirty talk for the photogs: this was shot at f18, 1/500, ISO 12800-no noise reduction applied in post. I’m giddy.