|This is an HDR composite of three photos: -2, -1 and normal exposure.|
The above image was taken during the time of "Golden Light". It gives images a pleasing quality. Shadows are controlled with the low sun angle. This image was taken at 840MM; f7.1; 1/1250; ISO 400.
Occasionally we get lucky when taking images. A spruce grouse caught me by surprise and there was no time to setup tripod -so I grabbed the 600 and turned IS on and spun the ISO to 1000 and cranked the aperture wide open (f4). I am surprised that the shot turned out as the shutter speed was 1/60 and I was handholding over my knee. Here is the result:
Later I had the opportunity to capture a spruce grouse when I was ready with tripod. He cooperated well:
Tripod mounted 600; f5; 1/30; ISO 400; IS turned off
We saw six different bull moose with the following being the largest we photographed:
Check out http://www.bordenphotography.com/Maine_Oct_2010/index.html for a slide show of more photos from the trip.
Until next Time!