Daily Archives: May 18, 2023

Biggest Week in American Birding! Yellow!

Yellow Warbler: Magee Marsh Wildlife Area, Oak Harbor, Ohio, USA, May 2023 — Here is male Yellow Warbler doing what it does best…sitting out in the open and singing at the top of it lungs! This is certainly a bright spring bird, ready for breeding. OM Systems OM-1 with 100 to 400mm zoom at 800mm equivalent. Program mode with my evolving birds modifications. Processed in Pixelmator Pro. ISO 250 @ f6.3 @ 1/640, -.7EV

Costa Rica! Talamanca Hummingbird

Talamanca Hummingbird: Batsu Gardens, San Gerardo de Dota, Costa Rica, December 2022 — We will go back to Costa Rica this morning for another shot from the flower set-up at Batsu Gardens when we visited in December. This is a natural light photo in the failing light of an overcast afternoon, but still manages to catch the magic! Sony Rx10iv at 600mm equivalent. Program mode with my custom birds and wildlife modifications. Processed in Pixelmator Pro and Apple Photos. ISO 800 @ f4 @ 1/500th.