Photograph taken on the tundra of the
We were about 10 miles from the
Martha watched the jaegers while I made camera adjustments.
In order to capture this photograph, I set my camera on 1000 ISO, f16, and manual focus.
I wanted a deep depth-of-field to show the clouds. I waited until the bird came around and used follow-focus on the bird. When he was against the right background, I snapped the photo. The long central tail feathers are visible in the enlarged photo (click to see).
There were only two adjustments to the photo that I had to make.
I used “Neat Image Pro” to remove the grain (noise) due to the high ISO.
I adjusted levels in Photoshop.
Note: We saw all three U.S. Jaegers that day. Wheee-hooo.
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