David Alaniz Photography

Natures turn…….

Under The Wing

These were taken at the Smith Oaks Rookery in High Island, Texas.  The first one was taken early morning under a thin overcast which can be good.  The second was shot a little later in the morning the next day under a full sun.  I have darken around the egret to help control the harsh background lighting giving it a better appearance since lighting conditions were changing quickly.  Shortly after, I packed up and headed home.  While on the way home I drove by another location and was rewarded with a willing photo subject.  Will share it soon.

Nikon D4, Nikon 500mm, f/5.6, 1/2000, EV -1.0, ISO 500


Nikon D4, Nikon 500mm, f/4.0, 1/1600, ISO 320


4 responses to “Under The Wing

  1. Doug Haass May 22, 2013 at 5:39 pm

    I really like the first one David. The color tones work well here.

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