Gnatcatcher and Cherry Blossoms

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I spent quite some time watching this Blue-gray Gnatcatcher bounce around a few cherry blossom trees. My goal was to get some good photos of these little speed deamons in the pink flowers. This one finally stopped for just a moment in this nice opening in the flowers and I got lucky with some soft sunlight glowing through in the background.

• Location: Southern New Jersey

• Exposure: 1/800 @ 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.