One of the reasons we like this mooring is the wildlife we can watch. This Canada Goose was swimming by earlier this evening. There are quite a few of them on this bit of the river.
There are also several swans and plenty of ducks, including a sole Mandarin Duck. I hope to get a shot of the latter soon!
For today’s image, it was initially just a case of sitting on the bow deck of our boat. However, wild animals and birds don’t always play ball, so I had to get out and move further along the bank.
I got ahead of this swimming Canada Goose, and managed to capture it as it swam by. A fairly wide aperture has got the bird in focus, but throwing the foreground and background out of focus, making the goose the focal point in the shot.
- Taken: 1 May 2017
- Camera: Canon 5D MkIII
- Lens: Canon EF 70-200mm 1:2.8 L IS II USM
- Focal Length 200mm
- 1/160 Sec
- ISO 200