Photo Info

Dimensions1750 x 1222
Original file size389 KB
Image typeJPEG
Color spaceAdobe RGB (1998)
Date taken15-Jul-10 10:10
Date modified16-Jul-10 08:08
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeCanon
Camera modelCanon EOS-1D Mark III
Focal length840 mm
Max lens aperturef/5.7
Exposure1/1600 at f/14
FlashNot fired, compulsory mode
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Normal
ISO speedISO 800
Metering modePattern
_MG_2033 Down Range View

_MG_2033 Down Range View

The Osprey took a shallow dive to approach its quarry.

I don't know how they gauge the depth of water but they must to choose from a crash dive from the vertical hover or this low flat and fast attack.

The talons form a maximum area of coverage and the head rests just behind them to aim the capture