But I like the surprise of cloudy, birdy days. And so I took a lot of photos with my aperture wide open, no depth of field, and some surprising "gets" of birds doing what birds do. I'll post a series of photos this week on some of my favorite shots.
Today's photos are low-light overviews of this lovely park and the sunless day.
The wooded hiking trail gives multiple views of the bayou. Note the spec in the sky is an Osprey, a most gifted fisherman (details to come this week):
An Osprey on distant snag:
The woods were dark and filled with American Robins and Cedar Waxwings (details to come this week):
This photo of a Cedar Waxwing, with no Photoshop development, gives you a feel for the darkness of the day. It also demonstrates the ability of Photoshop to " darkroom develop" the photo, as with the above Robin:
While I watched the Robins and Waxwings, this Yellow-rumped Warbler was watching me:
This park works hard on prairie grass restoration, including a recent prescribed burn:
Happy Birthday J.S. :-)