Hooded Merganser – Female

Nikon D300, 500mm PF, 1/1250, f5.6, iso640

Recently I saw a YouTube video from Ray Hennessy about how he got his Hooded Merganser photos. I learned a lot from that video. Shooting from low angle is something I didn’t try in the past. Found this Hooded Merganser swimming in the open pond. Tried to get as low as I could to replicate the shot as Ray Hennessy. But I have a lot of things to work on to improve my technique.

Any critique and comments are welcome.

2 Comments

  1. Did you lay down on the ground? LOL. I really like the angle you got on this. I’m going to go look at that video. Thanks for sharing!

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    1. Not really on the ground. Just sitting down. Will get there 1 day. (Mentally not ready to submerge into the pond like Ray. That is something I need to overcome).

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