Summer Common Yellowthroat

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I really liked the mostly head on pose of this Common Yellowthroat as it was perched on the top of this pretty Milkweed flower. The overcast light was just right and a clean green background helped to make the warbler stand out on its lovely perch.

• Location: Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge, NJ

• Exposure: 1/2500 @ f/4

• 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.