Tag: telephoto

this thing landed

this thing landed

at the kona airport right after my flight did.  landing an ultralight on a tarmac that also has heavies on approach?  balls.  big brass ones.

 

spray and sunlight washing

spray and sunlight washing

through a wave.  even small, imperfect waves have beauty.

 

shadowchasing

shadowchasing

a pigeon moments before landing. panning shot through a very, very long lens.  taken from the 15th floor of my apartment building, on my lanai.  amazing …

 

this one

this one

made me laugh. life seems to find a way regardless of the environment. mynah bird + telephoto lens.

 

i have a newfound respect

i have a newfound respect

for those national geographic photographers that pull off detailed close shots of wild birds in flight. especially when they’re backlit under a forest canopy …

 

a flock of

a flock of

wild parrots flying by the city.  and an example of what usually happens when your autofocus betrays you.  i still really liked this image, which …

 

in the wild

in the wild

some species of parrot can fly over a hundred a miles a day.