Featured in Rural Around The Globe November 26, 2009.

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It was a VERY great honor and pleasure for my Dear Hubby and me to spend Saturday, November with 21 in the company of Mike Rucci , BigD , and Lori Deiter at the Conowingo Dam in Maryland. Thank you so much, Mike, for encouraging us to visit here … and thanks to all three of you for your wonderful friendship and all the laughs and for putting up with my little-girl squeals of delight!!! I don’t think I’ve been that excited since I was a kid!!!!!!

Bald Eagle image taken with the Nikon D300 and the 70-300mm vr Nikon lens, Manfrotto tripod mounted (possibly?), at shutter speed 1/2500, ap f/8.0, focal dist 300mm, exp -.33, iso 400.

Image cropped then treated to a light HDR in Photomatix at +/- 2 evals created in Photoshop. Light texture added.

Texture courtesy of SkeletalMess at Flickr.

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  • gcampbell
    gcampbellabout 5 years ago

    Great Shot. Love the HDR.

  • Hi Gary!!!! Thank you so very much … I have a lot to learn when it comes to this kind of photography … the hdr helped, lol!!!

    – Lois Bryan

  • Fruitexplosion
    Fruitexplosionabout 5 years ago

    Owww, how i’d love to see one of those flying around freely!
    But they don’t, not where I live,

    How gorgeous this picture is, so much detail!!

  • Thank you so much, sweetie … I’ve been walking this green earth for a while now and this was my first time seeing these guys … I was jumping with excitement … it’s a wonder any of the shots turned out at all, lol!!!!!

    – Lois Bryan

  • ericseyes
    ericseyesabout 5 years ago

    “What song is it you wanna hear”… Fantastic shot Lois, well done!

  • LOL!!!!! Thanks so much, Eric!!!! I finished this shot up late last night but it wasn’t until the (rather obvious) title popped into my head that I was ready to post it!!! Glad you enjoyed!!!!!!! Hugzz!!!

    – Lois Bryan

  • Jeff Palm Photography
    Jeff Palm Phot...about 5 years ago

    Awesome Lois!! I wish my name was up in the description box!! It would have been awesoem to shoot with you guys!! I am going sat! alone so far!

  • Oh, Jeffrey … my fingers are crossed for you that the weather is good!!!!! We were so lucky … just wisps of cloud!!! Bring whatever the biggest lens is that you have … I think BigD even rented a big one!!!!! My little baby was SOOOOO outclassed but that didn’t take any of the fun away!!!!

    – Lois Bryan

  • BCImages
    BCImagesabout 5 years ago

    stunning work lois

  • thank you so much Steve & Lesley!!!!!

    – Lois Bryan

  • Beve Brown-Clark
    Beve Brown-Clarkabout 5 years ago

    OOoooOOOOO Lois…fabulous capture…OOO darn it not LS is playing in my brain!! Hahahahaahahaaa…wonderful treatment… :^)

  • LOL!!!! Thank you, thank you so much, Beve!!!!!!!! I’m so glad you enjoyed it!!!! Sorry about the music-thing, LOL!!!! I keep seeing guys waving lighters in my brain!!! ROFL!!!

    – Lois Bryan

  • jesika
    jesikaabout 5 years ago

    You went.
    You saw one.
    YOU GOT A PICTURE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Wow & wow again.

  • Oh, thank you sooo much, sweetie!!!!! I got over 1,000 pictures … oooooop!!!!!! I have to go through them over and over to cull out the true duds … of which there are MANY!!!! But like the MOM I am, it’s so hard to make even the worst of them go away!!!!

    – Lois Bryan

  • Karen  Moore
    Karen Mooreabout 5 years ago

    This is awesome just the fact you got to see this lovely bird is wonderful! One that is not in a zoo but flying high and free like they are meant to be. I am glad you had a wonderful day !!

  • Hello, hello dear Karen!!!!! Thank you so very much … of course it’s nothing compared to your fabulous wildlife images … but it means so much to me. I’ve admired and adored these guys all my life … and to finally get to see them … ZILLIONS of them … all flitting around all over the place … it was INCREDIBLE!!!!!

    – Lois Bryan

  • Curtiss Simpson
    Curtiss Simpsonabout 5 years ago

    A beauty Losi, Outstanding !!

  • Thank you so much, Curtiss!!!!!!

    – Lois Bryan

  • kathy s gillentine
    kathy s gillen...about 5 years ago

    excellent capture

  • thank you so much, Kathy!!!

    – Lois Bryan

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