Here’s an image captured last weekend at the Brazos Bend State Park. This was the first time I’ve seen a hawk at the park close enough (just barely) to get some images. Thank goodness for the extra resolution of the new EOS 50D.
Red Shouldered Hawk
Copyright © 2009 Jeff Lynch Photography
Shot taken with a Canon 50D, EF 300mm f/4L IS USM with a 1.4X extender mono-pod mounted at 420mm, f/5.6 for 1/750th of a second at ISO 100 on Lexar digital film. All post capture processing was done in Lightroom 2 and Noise Ninja. Click on the image above for a larger version.