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Hawk ready to eat lunch



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This hawk was scouting for lunch, saw what he wanted and was ready to go for it.

This hawk was scouting for lunch, saw what he wanted and was ready to go for it.
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Behind The Lens

Location

I went out into our back yard and this guy had been hanging around for a couple of days.

Time

Early morning just when the sky had this grayish cast to it

Lighting

It was all natural lighting which I feel is the best for this kind of image.

Equipment

Nikon 5300 DSLR with Nikkor with 18-300mm lens

Inspiration

I love doing wildlife images. This one was a real treat because I could just walk out my backdoor.

Editing

Did a little tweaking in Adobe Lightroom but very minimal.

In my camera bag

The above mentioned Nikkor 18-300mm, Tamron SP45mm and a Tamron 150-600 for distance.

Feedback

The best advice I can offer is patience. Wait for the right time of day to get that shot you really want.

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