Mike-n-Mindy
Mike-n-Mindy

Osprey with Trout

My grandson and I were fishing a small pond in Oregon the day I made this shot. The Osprey chicks had recently hatched and several adults were busy fishing to f...
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My grandson and I were fishing a small pond in Oregon the day I made this shot. The Osprey chicks had recently hatched and several adults were busy fishing to feed them. I nearly always have at least one camera with me and as they seemed to be getting ever closer to our position I prepared for a possible shot. Sitting on a short stool I rested my Sony DSLR-A900 on my coat on the tripod with my 300mm F-4 lens and set the aperture for 5.6 with an ISO of 400 in order to allow for adequate DOF and at the same time give a shutter speed (1-1250) that would capture-freeze the action. It wasn't long until I saw this bird coming close preparing to catch a fish. With a bit of luck I estimated where it would be striking the water. With the camera set for continuous firing I began firing with this shot being the best.... Mike

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RickL May 28, 2019
Fantastic action photography
Mike-n-Mindy
Mike-n-Mindy May 30, 2019
Thank you Rick!!