Kid skating on a river

Skating on a river

I went out with my crazy-zoom in hopes of getting a shot of the hawks that hang out in my area. As I was walking down the street towards the park, two were soaring by overhead. Here are some great hawk facts for you to enjoy:

  1. Hawks fly pretty fast and you probably aren’t going to catch them

That is all.

I wandered around the park for a bit, and there were a fair amount of people out on the pond in high park showing their disdain for the “Don’t go on the ice” signs. It looked like there was a shovelled laneway between a couple of “rinks”, and some people were doing laps back and forth. I noticed that with the right framing, you could cut out the foreground, cut out the houses on the hill, and give a pretty good look of isolation in the area.  That’s what I tried to do here.

I shot this with my 150-600mm lens, zoomed out at 220mm. I shot at 1/1250 of a second with an f11 aperture and ISO 800, because I was still kind of in “bird mode” when I decided to grab this.

One thought on “March 8 – Jamie

  1. My eye keeps going from the downed tree to the skater — tree — skater — tree. That is one huge tree!

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