I photographed this Bald Eagle grabbing a fish while I was at Booneville Lake here in Arkansas. This is a great lake to view and photograph Bald Eagles in the winter.

Bald Eagle Grabs Fish
Bald Eagle Grabs Fish

I had my camera and lens mounted on a tripod and I was set up near the edge of the lake.

Gear Used:

  • Camera: Canon EOS 7D
  • Lens: Canon EF500mm f/4L IS USM


  • Location: Booneville Lake, Logan County (Arkansas)
  • Date Taken: January 26, 2014
  • Aperture Priority
  • Aperture: f7.1
  • Shutter speed: 1/1600 sec. (as determined by the camera)
  • ISO: 640
  • White Balance: Auto
  • Metering Mode: Evaluative
  • Exposure Compensation: -2/3
  • Back-button Focus
  • Single Point Continuous Auto Focus
  • Focal Length: 500 mm
  • Processed With Luminar 4

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