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Dimensions2236 x 2500
Original file size3.94 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spaceAdobe RGB (1998)
Date taken6-Apr-10 15:34
Date modified7-Apr-10 07:55
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeCanon
Camera modelCanon EOS 7D
Focal length400 mm
Max lens aperturef/5.7
Exposure1/2500 at f/7.1
FlashNot fired, compulsory mode
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Aperture priority
ISO speedISO 400
Metering modePattern
Day 96 - 6Apr10 - Size Matters

Day 96 - 6Apr10 - Size Matters

I saw this red-tailed hawk from the car, stopped quickly, and he had flown to the top of a light pole across the highway. We both waited a long time, he swooped, grabbed a mouse, and veered off to the south. I had my 400 f/5.6 on the camera, and it just wasn't enough glass to get this guy any closer. When you just can't get closer, the size of your glass makes a big difference.