Another from the pelicans at the zoo recently, Needless to say I was fascinated by these fine birds, watching them preen themselves, fish and dry in the low winter sun. I liked how the sun lit his underwings here.
Your light management is stellar, while the bird is clearly mostly backlit, you still got excellent detail in the shadowed area. With finely detailed bird images, I always check the shutter speed and I do love that 70-300 lens!
Fascinating! Fascinating and beautiful! The sidelight creates wonderful effects here. Thank you for showing this! What an impressive sight! The orange throut pouch is a real eye-catcher.
Greetings from cool, damp and grey Westphalia!
What a gorgeous photo of this pelican. The photo quality is excellent. I like the beautiful side light, the dark background, which makes the bird pop out and the catching of its attentive expression. Your visit to zoo was very rewarding.