Sunrise Skimming Streak

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One of the looks I've wanted is a really calm morning where you can see the streak left in the water after a Black Skimmer flew by dragging its beak in the water. I got close to what I was thinking with this photo where you can clearly see the trail left behind the bird on this calm morning as it flew into the early sun.

• Location: Southern New Jersey shore

• Exposure: 1/800 @ f/4 -2/3EV

• ISO: 400 - 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.