I photographed this American White Pelican near the Robert S. Kerr Lock and Dam which is near Sallisaw, Oklahoma.

American White Pelican
American White Pelican

How I Got The Photo:

I was in sitting in on the rocks near the Dam photographing this Pelican while hand-holding my camera and lens.

Gear Used:

  • Camera: Canon EOS R5
  • Lens: Canon EF 800 mm f/11


  • Location: Robert S. Kerr Lock and Dam (Oklahoma)
  • Date and Time Taken: November 13, 2021 (10:30 A.M.)
  • Exposure Mode: Manual
  • Aperture: f11 (Fixed)
  • Shutter speed: 1/2500
  • ISO: 1600 (Auto)
  • White Balance: Auto
  • Metering Mode: Evaluative
  • Back-button Focus
  • Animal Eye Single Point Auto Focus
  • Exposure Compensation: 0
  • Focal Length: 800 mm