Today in the Midwest, it will be spring … on January 28 … if only for a day! Our forecast in west-central Missouri is for the temperatures to soar to above 70F! But then winter sets back in as we make a large temperature drop tomorrow. But while it’s springy … actually, even summer-like, I’m posting some images from a spring trip to Oklahoma’s Wichita Mountains. I love traveling to the Wichita Mountains in spring. Not only are the temperatures nice, but the wildflowers are blooming everywhere and life abounds, such as these Wild Turkey, foraging among a patch of Gallardia (also know as Indian Blanket, or Blanket Flower) wildflowers:
So, enjoy today’s “springtime photo” … tomorrow we’ll be back in winter images!
Photographic Equipment Used:
- Canon 7D body
- Canon EF 100mm-400mm, f/4.5-f/5.6 IS lens, shot at 435mm
- Handheld from car, with IS “On”
- ISO 400
- Aperture f/25 (I had been shooting landscapes when I came upon this group of turkey, and didn’t change the aperture setting)
- Shutter 1/60 sec.