Plover Silhouette

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I was working on photographing silhouettes of these Semipalmated Plovers as they walked in front of the sun. This one paused right before it got to the setting sun and the colors in the sky as they glowed in the background were really pleasing to me so I stuck with this shot. I've really enjoyed shooting a lot of silhouette and back-lit photos lately.

• Location: Southern New Jersey shore

• Exposure: 1/1000 @ f/4 -2/3EV

• ISO: 100 - 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.