Wednesday I was told to get out of the house so Sharon could take down all the Christmas decorations. By the time I got to L&D 14, it was a driving snow storm. There were some eagles working, but the snow really messed with the focus and sharpness of the photos.
Thursday was the best day with a west wind which meant head on fishing!
Friday, the day started out at -9 degrees with 20 – 25MPH winds. Wind chill was -30 at least. It made the water really rough and the eagles struggled to lock onto fish. Since I already got lucky this year with several full frame fishing sequences, I am trying to focus in getting an in air fight series. Saw a few fights, but WAY out. Every time there was 2 or 3 birds close to each other I started tracking, just practicing my framing and back button focusing. Every once in a while my shutter finger would slip and click off a couple.
Here are some fruits of my labor from 1/1, 1/2, and 1/3.
As always C&C is welcomed, and I’ll be headed back on Saturday the 11th for Larry’s Annual cookout.
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