Northern Cardinal On A Foggy Morning

By | July 31, 2020

I photographed this Northern Cardinal on a foggy morning while at the Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge in Oklahoma. I was photographing a Barred Owl when this Northern Cardinal landed nearby.

Northern Cardinal On A Foggy Morning
Northern Cardinal On A Foggy Morning

How I Got The Photo: Northern Cardinal On A Foggy Morning

I had a Barred Owl located straight west of the 4-corners intersection in the curve of the auto tour road. I was photographing the Barred Owl when this Northern Cardinal landed in a tree nearby. I had my camera resting on a bean bag draped over the open window of my pickup.

Gear Used:

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

Technical:

  • Location: Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge (Oklahoma)
  • Date and Time Taken: April 20, 2020 (09:44:14 A.M.)
  • Aperture Priority
  • Aperture: f5.6
  • Shutter speed: 1/500 sec. (as determined by the camera)
  • ISO: 800
  • White Balance: Auto
  • Metering Mode: Evaluative
  • Exposure Compensation: +1/2 EV
  • Back-button Focus
  • Single Point Focus
  • Focal Length: 500 mm

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