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I like the eagles position, and pose. Not sure about the background, more or less detail?
I liked how this eagle paused to look over the action in front of it.
Will this composition attract viewers?
Canon R5, RF 100-500mm @ 500mm F-8 ISO 2500 hand held.
T he main action at this area of Hood Canal in Washington was the interaction between the great blue herons and the bald eagles. I spotted this eagle standing on an old rail, which led to the water. It seemed to be looking over the action as if deciding which heron it would tr y to steal a fish from.
Excellent, John. The exposure on the eagle is utterly superb. White-whites with plenty of detail and still plenty of detail and nice dark plumage. Having a pretty good idea where you were, the background works for me because I know it’s oyster beds with tide pools . I don’t think I’d go with more detail or the background would start distracting from the eagle.
I do like the head turn and your angle to the bird and the old boat launch rail makes an interesting perch.