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Capturing the Catch

Capturing this single moment is one of the most challenging things to photograph when photographing these eagles fishing. While this image captures the moment,...
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Capturing this single moment is one of the most challenging things to photograph when photographing these eagles fishing. While this image captures the moment, it isn't perfect. The pose is moving slighting away from me, the light is to the back of the bird, and freezing the action without blur is just so difficult. Despite the subtle imperfections, I have to acknowledge that the moment captured far outweighs my quest for getting the perfect image. It is what keeps me going back and trying again and again...that and watching these birds fish is so much fun!
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jimmydc PRO
 
jimmydc October 30, 2019
great shot! I live in the midst of a lot of eagles and am always looking for action shots like this. I have taken some but never clear...!
Kingskourt
 
Kingskourt November 07, 2019
Awesome capture 😎
DAsEye
 
DAsEye Aug 07
Great timing