Today’s post features a Wood Stork as it prepares to land in some lush, green vegetation along the Myakka River (Myakka River State Park, Florida) when I visited there a few years ago. I normally don’t like to even attempt “image blurs”, as they are not my thing. However, the low, early morning light made it tempting to try a few blurs. This was one of my favorites:
As I stated above, I’m not a big fan of blurred images, but this one caught my attention. Why? After much thought, I think the main reason I like this one is due to the contrast of a black/white bird against a relatively constant, green background. After all of this, I’m still not a big fan of blurs, but sometimes it is refreshing and exciting just to try something new!
Photographic Equipment Used:
- Canon 7D body
- Canon 100-400mm f/4.5 – f/5.6 IS lens
- Handheld, with IS “On”
- ISO 1600
- Aperture f/9
- Shutter Speed 1/30 sec.