Bald Eagle

Christine Aguila caguila at earthlink.net
Mon Jul 12 22:01:41 EDT 2010


You caught the eagle in great mood, Charles!  Excellent there.  I agree with 
those who suggest a crop to minimize the tree.  Cheers, Christine


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Charles Robinson" <charlesr at visi.com>
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Sent: Sunday, July 11, 2010 3:46 PM
Subject: PESO: Bald Eagle


>I spent a long weekend up on Lake Vermilion here in Minnesota.  Lots of 
>wildlife and water.
>
> I managed to see quite a few loons and bald eagles - including watching 
> one eagle swoop down and snatch a fish out of the water just 30 feet from 
> me.  Very cool.   I must say that taking photos from a boat bobbing in the 
> water, with the 80-200 in full-zoom is quite tricky.
>
> Got a few good shots, though.  Here's a mildly-acceptable one, taken right 
> after he lept off of a branch to fly off:
>
> http://charles.robinsontwins.org/photos/2010/vermilion/content/IMGP3237_large.html
>
> Yeah, it's cropped a bit and sharpened a bit and was taken with a $40 
> lens.  Someday I'll get the 50-300 and will be happy.
>
> -Charles
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