Drop of Yellow

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I have a friend that always tells me how Pine Warblers aren't that great looking and while I agree they aren't the most strikingly marked species they do manage to stand out nicely in a mostly green forest. This is the earliest I've ever photographed them as well and it was so great to kick off the spring warbler season with this cooperative bird the other day. I was out walking our dog with my wife a few days prior and heard some Pine Warblers calling so I knew they had arrived. I spent most of the morning with this single bird as he bounced around the trees searching for insects on the 30 degree cold morning. I easily found it no more than 3 minutes out of my car when it sang loudly off in the distance. I followed the call and there it was flashing that yellow around the trees. If you too find this species a joy to look at and would be interested in joining me get in touch for my Pine Warbler workshop which is coming right up at the end of this month.

• Location: Atlantic County, New Jersey

• Date Taken: 3/18/2019

• Exposure: 1/500 @ f/4

• ISO: 1600 - auto

• Exposure Mode: Aperture Priority

• Focal Length: 500mm

• Lens: Nikon 500mm f/4 VR

• Camera: Nikon D4s

Nature photography has become a very passionate hobby of mine and whenever I get a chance I love to get outside and enjoy being outdoors. I am also the co-owner of KGM Expressions, a wedding and portrait photography business, with my wife Kim. This is how we make our living and I love that we get to do that together.