During this time of year I will travel to different locations to photograph Bald Eagles. I photographed this Bald Eagle flying overhead at the Charleston City Lake in Charleston, Arkansas.

Bald Eagle Flying Overhead
Bald Eagle Flying Overhead

How I Got The Photo – Bald Eagle Flying Overhead

I was outside my pickup in the parking area hand-holding my camera and lens to photograph this Bald Eagle flying over the lake.

Gear Used:

  • Camera: Canon EOS 7D
  • Lens: Canon EF 100-400 mm f/4.5-5.6 L IS


  • Location: Charleston City Lake (Charleston, Arkansas)
  • Date Taken: November 7, 2014
  • Aperture Priority
  • Aperture: f8.0
  • Shutter speed: 1/2500 sec. (as determined by the camera)
  • ISO: 500
  • White Balance: Auto
  • Metering Mode: Evaluative
  • Exposure Compensation: 0 EV
  • Back-button Focus
  • Single Point Continuous Auto Focus
  • Focal Length: 400 mm
  • Processed With Luminar 4

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