Northern Cardinal On A Cold Winter Day

By | February 18, 2021

I photographed this Northern Cardinal on a cold winter day here in Arkansas. This time of year when it’s cold and snowing you can attract lots of birds to bird feeders.

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Northern Cardinal – Arkansas

How I Got The Photo: Northern Cardinal On A Cold Winter Day

I had my camera and lens on a tripod while sitting in my yard near a bird feeder.

Gear:

  • Camera: Canon EOS-1D Mark III
  • Lens: Canon EF500mm f/4L IS

Technical:

  • Location: Lavaca (Arkansas)
  • Date & Time Taken: January 30, 2010 (09:46 A.M.)
  • Aperture Priority
  • Aperture: f4.0
  • Shutter speed: 1/320 sec. (as determined by the camera)
  • ISO: 800
  • White Balance: Auto
  • Metering Mode: Evaluative
  • Exposure Compensation: +7/3
  • Back-button Focus
  • Single Point Continuous Auto Focus
  • Focal Length: 500 mm
  • Processed With Luminar 4

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Author: Steve Creek

An Arkansas-based Wildlife Photographer specializing in the wildlife found in Arkansas and Oklahoma.