Happy mother's day...

Started May 8, 2011 | Discussions thread
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rajojo ma Contributing Member • Posts: 740
Happy mother's day...

On occasion you get an opportunity to see something that is rare and different. This Osprey's nest is one of those occasion. Seeing and shooting at eye level across a nest was a opportunity that one cannot pass up.

The nest had two chicks about 3 weeks old at the time and they were atanding and walking. Mom was always around to watch over them.

Taken with 40d and 400mm f5.6 L lens

1. I always want to grow up like mom.

f5.6 1/1000sec iso320

2. For all moms out there that sacrifice everything for your children.

This day the temperature reached 95f/35c, there she is shading and comforting her young ones in the blistering heat.

f5.6 1/2000sec iso400

3. Full frame, I was that close to the nest without intruting.
f5.6 1/1600sec iso400

Thank you for looking.

Ramon
http://www.flickr.com/photos/rajojomanik_99/
http://www.pentaxphotogallery.com/ramonreyes

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