You may be asking yourself, who is this guy and where are his posts? The answer is I’m nobody, and I’m lazy. 😛
Regardless, here is a photo from Captiva Florida. Apparently Osprey Nests were everywhere in the area, and so as we passed one, I got the evil eye from one of their tenants. In typical considerate fashion, I then took its picture. So here is me getting the evil eye from an Osprey.
Canon T3i, f/5.6, 1/1000 sec, ISO 125, 210mm
So, as we were out on a cruise ship enjoying our dolphinless dolphin cruise, we came upon an osprey nest, and out flew this osprey with half a fish in his claw! The sad part is that instead of having a decent distance lens on my camera, I had my 50mm for taking photos of the dolphins who tend to play very close to the boats (when they show up). So unfortunately, while I did grab a photo of this guy, to make the fish visible, I had to crop severely, and I could have taken this one as an up close and personal shot. I’m sad about the lack of fine detail do to the distance, but still, I was so amazed to see the half fish in his claws, I just had to post this one up. So here goes, an osprey who had his dinner interrupted by our cruise.
Canon T3i – f/4.5, 1/1000sec, ISO-100, 50mm
And just to show how severely cropped that is, here’s the original