Photo a Day Challenge

Distant

This cropped image from a 300 mm  lens brought us as close as we could get to an eagle on the other side of the river at the Thousand Islands Conservancy Zone.  The Zone encompasses 350 acres and includes seven miles of trails.

19 responses

  1. Looks like a cute young fellow.

    February 13, 2012 at 6:35 am

  2. Well captured, the bird looks like he (or she) is sunning him(or her)self on a sunny day.

    February 13, 2012 at 6:48 am

  3. Nice clear shot – even from a distance. Well captured.

    February 13, 2012 at 7:31 am

  4. Hi Lois,
    Awesome capture! Beautiful bird. Have a great day!

    Sherrie

    February 13, 2012 at 7:35 am

  5. A fine shot of this fierce bird. I like the flow of brown tones against the stark blue of the sky.

    February 13, 2012 at 12:16 pm

  6. Great shot and fine focus from that distance with a long lens….did you tripod it?

    February 13, 2012 at 2:10 pm

  7. Beautiful shot.
    Sounds like a great place to get some awesome shots!

    February 13, 2012 at 9:30 pm

  8. Hi Lsvejda,
    Along the same lines,, I have a photo that was taken from a distance. I would like to zoom in and save that version. I don’t care about the loss of quality. I’ve tried zooming in, cropping it and saving it, but that doesn’t work.
    I look forward to your next post

    February 14, 2012 at 2:08 am

  9. Nice, steady shot for such a long-reach lens. Beautiful!

    February 14, 2012 at 6:24 am

  10. Gotta love the zoom lens!!! Great shot!

    February 14, 2012 at 10:21 am

  11. Wonderful! Great!

    February 14, 2012 at 1:33 pm

  12. A wonderful shot.

    February 14, 2012 at 9:07 pm

  13. Tammy

    Those are hard to capture and you did a wonderful job (thank goodness for zoom lenses!)

    February 15, 2012 at 11:05 am

  14. Some great birds of prey shots showing up last few days! I love it when they’re fluffed up to the cold like this guy here. They look so tough and intimidating. Especially impressive that it was hand-held. Nifty!

    February 15, 2012 at 3:14 pm

  15. Mike

    Nice framing on this one!

    February 15, 2012 at 5:51 pm

  16. He’s cute!

    February 18, 2012 at 7:05 pm

  17. Gorgeous, love the birds.

    February 22, 2012 at 7:45 am

  18. A great shot and crop of such a regal creature. Well done!

    February 23, 2012 at 10:44 am

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