Phoebe and Spring Blossoms - Realtime Edit

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In the light rain this Eastern Phoebe bounced around this lovely tree in bloom in search of food. Multiple times my friend and I watched it fly out and hover quickly to grab an insect, then return to a nearby perch. It took some time but eventually it landed in a spot where I could get a clear view without a branch in the way and I got this shot. I really liked the soft light and vibrant splashes of red against the green background. I'm not sure what kind of tree this is but the blossom look so beautiful and really made for a wonderful accent for this bird. Taken in southern New Jersey. Please also check out the editing of this photo in the video below.

• Location: Southern New Jersey

• Date Taken: April 5, 2019

• Exposure: 1/320 @ f/4

• ISO: 560 - 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.