I photographed this Barred Owl on a foggy morning while at the Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge in Oklahoma. This was three days ago. The fog was thick when I located this Owl. I had to wait over and hour for the fog to lift so I could get this shot. This Barred Owl was back in the timber and this made getting this photo even tougher because of poor light.
How I Got The Shot – Barred Owl On A Foggy Morning
I located the Barred Owl straight west of the 4-corners intersection in the curve of the auto tour road. The Owl flew in front of my pickup and landed in a tree on the west side of the road.
I was using a Canon EOS 7D Mark II camera with a Canon EF500mm f/4L IS USM lens. I had this setup resting on a bean bag draped over the open window of my pickup.
- AV Mode
- Back-button focus
- Aperture f5.6
- ISO 800
- Shutter speed – 1/320 sec.
- Auto White Balance
- Single Point, Continuous Auto Focus
- Exposure Bias – +1 EV
- Multi Metering
- Focal Length – 500 mm