Viktor_Odnovyun PRO+
Viktor_Odnovyun

DSC_5333.JPG



Immature Cooper’s hawk

Immature Cooper’s hawk
Read less

Views

560

Likes

Awards

Judge Favorite
9Teen Award
Celebrity Award
Peer Award
stephenlee_5241 webpitbull frankkabitschke johnbeinecke jjreno78 alef0 edwardsikora +67
Top Choice
Hobbit danyk199 danielatahirovic edandaniphone Cameraman66 surendrachaturvedi aj250gto +13
Absolute Masterpiece
lisadow_6517 ronjudyluv2travel Kukac MichaelJOsborne Bobwhite STAR38 malcolmdjeffries +11
Magnificent Capture
dougplume chuckmyer louisemcnamara terrymccollum johnroden Alana1971 KellisSnapshots +9
Superb Composition
OldRamon 831John Drosera RobinV Lens-Of-Lee jmerk1 bonnielauriepelland +6
All Star
Tarunpal23 cheriejordan PhilC terryacregan-leidigh FreshBreezePhotos geoffcaddy MERCEDESS +1
Superior Skill
J_Anthony_Barnes FeatherstonePhotography jdmarks64
Outstanding Creativity
Serg60
Virtuoso
mikejohnson40
Genius
Confalonieri

Emotions

Impressed
edraubenheimer maryhale9534 RobertaJohnsonPhotography RickL docbadger1 TARPAPERHAVEN2020 Murph69 +4
Happy
thatunicorngal AW_Images21

Top ClassTM

Animal Kingdom Photo Contest vol2Top 30 class
Animal Kingdom Photo Contest vol2Top 20 class week 1
Enchanting Landscapes Photo ContestTop 10 class
Enchanting Landscapes Photo ContestTop 10 class week 1
Earth Day Every Day Photo ContestTop 10 class
Picturing Other Species Photo ContestTop 10 class
photographyawards2019Top 10 class
Change Of Seasons Photo ContestTop 30 class
Change Of Seasons Photo ContestTop 30 class week 1
Image Of The Month Photo Contest Vol 42Top 10 class
Image Of The Month Photo Contest Vol 42Top 10 class week 2
Image Of The Month Photo Contest Vol 42Top 10 class week 1

Categories


3 Comments | Report
dennisrubin PRO+
 
dennisrubin September 01, 2019
BRAVO!
RickL PRO+
 
RickL August 23, 2020
Exceptional composition and perfect detail
mariechristinebisson PRO+
 
mariechristinebisson September 21, 2020
Beautiful!!

Behind The Lens

Location
This photo was taken in my backyard in Pearland, Texas, USA.
Time
I took this photo in the morning. When it is good weather, I often sit in my garden with my camera and watch the birds, flowers and butterflies.
Lighting
My backyard has a beautiful view of the sunset and because of that, I planted my garden for the morning light, and established a few bird feeders to have good natural sunlight during the morning hours.
Equipment
This shot was taken by a Nikon D850 camera with a Sigma 150-600mm lens. I also used a Benro B2 tripod.
Inspiration
My backyard overlooks a natural pond and this attracts many species of birds. Also, we have bird feeders that attract so many different birds. Since 2012, I have taken pictures of over 40 different species of birds, including a few raptors. But usually, raptors do not come this close. I was fortunate to capture a juvenile Cooper's Hawk resting on our fence after it unsuccessfully tried to attack other birds on the feeder.
Editing
I used my Lightroom just to crop the picture.
In my camera bag
I always pack my Nikon D850, Sigma 150-600mm, Tokina Macro 100 F2.8D AT-X Pro, Tamron SP 24-70mm F/2.8 Di VC USD G2, Nikon Speedlight SB-600, Monopod Benro MP-96 n6, tripod Benro B2 in my bag Lowerpro ProTactic 350 AW.
Feedback
Try to be in a position that your object will be in good light. Be patient and invisible in silence. With a little bit of luck, you will be in the right place at the right time!

See more amazing photos, follow Viktor_Odnovyun

ViewBug
Join and share your creativity.
Or
Already have a ViewBug account? Log In

*By signing up, you agree to our Terms of Use and to receive ViewBug emails & updates and acknowledge that read our Privacy Policy.