Taken 6-Jan-17
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Category:Animals
Subcategory:Birds
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Keywords:-11 windchill, American Bald Eagle, Canon 400mm f/5.6L, Canon 7D, Illinois, Iowa, Mississippi River Bald Eagles 2017, Winter, birds, cold, nature, wildlife, www.troymarcyphotography.com
Photo Info

Dimensions5460 x 3662
Original file size6.93 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken6-Jan-17 13:43
Date modified25-Jan-17 16:41
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeCanon
Camera modelCanon EOS 7D
Focal length400 mm
Max lens aperturef/5.7
Exposure1/1600 at f/5.6
FlashNot fired, compulsory mode
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeManual
Exposure prog.Manual
ISO speedISO 640
Metering modePattern
The Launch

The Launch

I managed to capture this image of this eagle taking off from the tree it was perched on. It all happened so fast that only captured a few of the images in focus before I lost focus as it flew almost directly over my head. It was a pretty sweet moment. You can see a bit of a juvenile that was perched on a limb in the background.