The natural world still has lots of secrets. Like the how and why of the flying v formation used by many birds. Researchers recently solved part of that mystery.
Regardless of the how and why, it is always a beautiful thing to watch. At Bosque del Apache this past week, I managed to catch a flock of snow geese as they crossed in front of the moon.
I have to give a huge shout out to the Canon 200-400mm lens I borrowed from Canon Professional Services. Once I saw that the “gooses” were headed to the moon, I zoomed from 400mm to 280mm and filled the frame perfectly (this is not cropped). If I had been shooting with my 500mm lens, I would have been zoomed in way too far, and would not have gotten this image.
So yes, I love that 200-400. I want one. . . . and the 500 is now for sale!
Canon 1DX. 200-400mm lens at 280mm. ISO 1000. f/5.6 @ 1/2000 second.