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    • ScottBourne

      This is a one in a million shot. I've got more eagle photographs than just about anyone, but this direct, eye-level, tight headshot, straight on, is particularly illusive. This is the best one I've ever got that didn't require an extreme crop. As it was I cropped about 20% of the image but there's more than enough to print big and I am super happy to have finally got this one. I guess luck is a factor when you photograph objects and in environments where you have no control :) NOTE: I was very close and the depth-of-field (even at f/6.3 was pretty skinny - remember that as subject to camera distance decreases - so does DOF.) Bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus), photographed in Kachemak Bay- Cook Inlet - Kenai Peninsula, Alaska. 

      Olympus OMD EM1 MK II - Olympus 300 f/4 Pro Lens - ISO 800 - 1/1000th second, f/6.3, on a monopod. Post-Processing in Skylum Software Luminar 2018... 
      #Raptor #Eagle #BaldEagle #Avian#Birds #BirdPhotography #Alaska#Nature #Wildlife #Birdsofinstagram#Eyes

    • ScottBourne

      Thanks Chris

    • Denise

      This is an incredible shot Scott! I think I can look into the eyes for a long time.

    • Us

      right click, "open image in new tab", hit full size and boom.
      Great capture.
      The cake dev guys I am sure have it in the works to enable you to click and see the image pop out in the larger resolution...tick tick tick.....

    • Chris
      Chris MacAskill

      Yes! But we have mobile app, notifications, search and panel conversations to finish.

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