Another Seaside Silhouette

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I've shared a few of these silhouettes in the past and I can't help but share another one. I just love how these birds and habitat look when silhouetted against a beautiful sunrise or sunset. In this case it was sunrise and the birds were very active and happily perched up higher in the grasses so I was able to get some colorful sky in the background. I moved around a bunch to find a clear opening where the bird was framed in the grasses as well and I'm happy with how this one turned out.

• Location: Southern New Jersey marshes

• Exposure: 1/320 @ f/5.6

• ISO: 500 - auto

• Exposure Mode: Aperture Priority

• Focal Length: 420mm

• Lens: Nikon 300mm f/4 PF VR + 1.4x TC

• 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.