Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Surprising Fly By

While shooting butterflies, a startling number of geese took flight just a few hundred yards away. They reached a photo pleasing altitude as they flew close by. Luckily, my f-stop was cranked up for some bit of background cloud definition.



This Blogger photo looks fuzzy, click photo for much better detail.

7 comments:

Montanagirl said...

Wow - Nice fly-by shot!

Leeloo's mum said...

Stunning! The different shades of blue make it very dramatic.

Tina said...

Hannibal,
Definitely a great photo op and your capture came out really nice. I did click to make it bigger...wow such detail! Just hope they are going west and not east!! lol we have enought of them!

Ruth's Photo Blog said...

Great shot.The settings must have been just right,perfect light.
Blessings,Ruth

Eve said...

Well done Hannibal!

Shelley said...

So beautiful! They look great against the sky!

Bird Girl said...

Oh my gosh! I'm so glad you suggested looking at the picture large - wow!!! Such gorgeous detail...you really took a great 'fly by'! LOVE it! See...I told ya fall is a comin' ;-)