View Full Version : Pelican taking off

Sabyasachi Patra
08-03-2009, 10:20 PM
This image was created in Nelapattu Bird Sanctuary, AP.

I was photographing with a Canon EOS 1D Mark II, Canon EF 400mm f2.8 L IS USM lens, EF 2x II converter, ISO 200. f6.3, 1/800.

The effective focal length was 800*1.3 (due to the factor of the sensor) = 1040mm

Ranbir who was photographing by my side was using a EOS 450D, and Sigma 120-400mm at 400mm end. So his effective focal length was 400*1.6 (factor of the sensor) = 640mm. You can see his image in the following link

Ranbir Mahapatra
09-03-2009, 10:56 AM
Beautiful capture. From the image its clear that the pelican had just taken flight... The water splash looks beautiful too.

Udai Bisht
09-03-2009, 07:14 PM
Perfect timing! Love how the action has been frozen. The splash and water drops frozen in air look great.

Rakesh Dhareshwar
10-03-2009, 08:10 AM
Lovely action shot , SP . Loved the water drops and the angle .
On my monitor , it appears a tad bit bright . An underexposed image by about -1.5 stops , should bring more details and colours IMHO.

Chitrita Chatterjee
10-03-2009, 02:16 PM
Beautiful picture... Saby.. love the splash behind the Pelican...
the tiny droplets actually add to the action.
U can see it is just taking off.....