Friday, October 28, 2011

Eurasian Spoonbill - B&W

This photograph was taken in Jan at Ranganthittu Bird Sanctuary.

While these spoonbills are quite a common sight here, as soon as i saw this particular bird emerge after a dip in the, i knew it was only a matter of seconds before it started ruffling. Harsh sunlight on the bird gave me the opportunity to expose for the whites on the bird and get a nice underexposed background.

Hope you like the image. Do click on the image to view it large (Looks much better) :)

eaurasian spoonbill
Eurasian Spoonbill ruffling

Exif: Canon EOS 20D, Sigma 50-500mm, 1/1000sec, F7.1, ISO-200, Ev -1 , shot from a tourist filled moving boat. Converted to B&W using Photoshop CS3.

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