Archive for April 27th, 2010



Domestic Encounter (Wood Storks)

What can you say? Spend a morning at the St. Augustine Alligator Farm, keep your eyes open, your wits about you, and you finger on the shutter release, and magic can happen. Wood Stork nesting behavior is often dramatic.

Canon SX20IS at 470mm equivalent. F7.1 @ 1/250th @ ISO 125. Programmed auto with –1.3EV exposure compensation.

Cropped in Lightroom for composition and to eliminated distractions. Added Clarity and Vibrance, some Recovery. Sharpen landscapes preset.

From St. Augustine FL 2010.

And a bonus shot.

560mm equivalent @ F5.7 @ 1/640th @ ISO 200. Programmed auto with –1.3 EV exposure compensation. Similar processing in Lightroom.