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Sunset with small green flash and a gull bird flying forming a silhouette in front of the blazing setting sun with 1200mm (600mm + 2X Tele-extender) off the coast of Morro Bay, CA 30 Oct. 2009 | by mikebaird
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Sunset with small green flash and a gull bird flying forming a silhouette in front of the blazing setting sun with 1200mm (600mm + 2X Tele-extender) off the coast of Morro Bay, CA 30 Oct. 2009

Green Flash Sunset Gull in Silhouette 1200mm 30Oct2009 . Sunset with small green flash (see other of my green flash images!) and a gull bird flying forming a silhouette in front of the blazing setting sun with 1200mm (600mm + 2X Tele-extender) off the coast of Morro Bay, CA 30 Oct. 2009. Minimal global adjustments in Lightroom in RAW conversion.

Photomorrobay Yahoo! Group Meet-up tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/photomorrobay/ Friday 30 Oct. 2009, Morro Bay, CA - Invite said: Can you Join me/us for a Photo Meet-up Friday 10/30/09 5:30 - 7PM Morro Strand State Beach at Azure Street entrance, at water's edge... for sunset (possible green flash; birds in silhouette in front of sun) and airplane's flying past moon? Bring as long a lens as you have, and a tripod for these kinds of shots. Of course, wide-angle sunsets are terrific too. Just come and have fun! Howard Ignatius and I (Mike Baird) went out yesterday (10/29/09) on a whim and loved what we saw. 6:17 PM www.flickr.com/photos/howardignatius/4056979539/ 6:09 PM www.flickr.com/photos/mikebaird/4057468736/ Sunset: 6:11PM Civil Twilight: 6:37PM Reminder, re-set your camera clocks this weekend when daylight savings time ends! (10/31 - 11/1 2009) . Tried to reproduce Two Brown Pelicans (Pelecanus occidentalis) fly in front of the setting sun in silhouette off Morro Strand State Beach, in Morro Bay, CA., and Airplane Flies by the Moon in post-sunset light. Photo by Michael "Mike" L. Baird, mike at mikebaird d o t com, flickr.bairdphotos.com, Canon 1D Mark III in Liveview mode (effectively locks the mirror up), IS off, remote shutter release, with Circular Polarizer (did not even adjust it), on a Canon EF 600mm f/4L IS USM Super Telephoto Lens for Canon SLR Cameras on a Wimberley Head II from tripodhead.com on a Gitzo GZGT5540LS Gitzo Series 5 tripod, Systematic Tele Studex 6 X Carbon Fiber 4 Section Tripod Legs with G-Lock, Maximum Load 55.0 lbs. Maximum Height 59.4 from adorama.com

 

26 Aug 2010 Evgeniy Zubenko ✆ to mike

Dear Mr. Baird,

My Name is Evgeniy Zubenko and I represent the photography

magazine "Photographer" issued in Ukraine, Russia and some eastern european countries via subscription.

We are currently working on the story about photographing sun

(sunsets, sunrises and other scenes with a sun) and ask you very

much to agree to be featured with image "Sunset with small green flash" www.flickr.com/photos/mikebaird/4059453763/

with your memories about the shot and your presentation as an author with brief CV and contact details. If you agree, we will

also indicate the copyright, put your portrait picture near the photo and send you a copy of the magazine when it is issued.

Please reply me at chief@dphotographer.com.ua.

Thank you in advance.

With best regards, Evgeniy Zubenko, Editor-in-chief, Photographer magazine, ukrainian edition

 

This is probably one of two images that will be exhibited as a canvas print at a Light Photographic Exhibit in Los Osos, CA w/ a Chamber of Commerce send-off March-April 2011.

The two images to be displayed are:

www.flickr.com/photos/mikebaird/4059453763/in/set-7215762...

www.flickr.com/photos/mikebaird/5091974913/in/set-7215762...

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