Thursday, April 21, 2011

Sharp Eyes

IMG_1669, originally uploaded by Donnie Fulks.
A quick treatment with the picfx app in the iPhone. I was trying to get all four eyes in the same shot. Not so easily done as they don't often look the same way at the same time. This was taken just a couple of days after they arrived and I thought I could sneak up a little closer- a silly thought. If you try to be sneaky they pick up on that right away. Osprey do tolerate people better than other raptors which makes them easier to photograph. The Bald Eagles around here have a comfort zone easily 10 times larger than Osprey. The wings on the male (on the left) are starting to unfold and she has her head up, both sure signs that is about as close as you are allowed before they take to the sky. Here is the original photo-

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