A cardinal peers through the gold and green leaves on an early May evening, watching as the sun sets on a perfect day. This is my little friend who waits for me every morning and who will usually come when i call him. He posed for me for quite some time as I clicked away with the Nikon D300 and the 150-500mm OS Sigma lens at 500mm. Shutter 1/400, aperture f/6.3, spot metering and iso 800. Image captured in Maryland, USA.