We had a visitor the other day.
At first I didn’t see him/her. Blended so well into the tree. But then, I saw the eyes. The bright yellow eyes staring back at me. It was a Great Horned Owl.
It sat there for a few minutes. Just long enough for me to grab my camera and take a few pics. Then it flew off. I hope it comes back to visit again.
Taken with a Canon 70D with Canon 100-400mm II L lens, f5.6, 1/200, 400 ISO, @ 330mm.
While we were vacationing in Colombia, South America, I saw this tree in the middle of an open field. I liked the way it stood alone.
Tree against the rolling hills. The tree is outstanding in it’s field, lol.
I wanted to bring out the detail and the highlights in the center of the palm tree, so I shot this tree in 3 exposures. +2, 0, -2, handheld.
I then combined the images in Photoshop to make a HDR image. The tree has a little glow to it. I think it gives it a warmth. Makes you feel as if you are lying on the beach looking up at the palm.