I was past Banning and had forgotten to make the turn to head to Hemet. I was on autopilot and listening to a book on my iPhone. When I realized I was about 15 miles past, I thought, why not take the scenic route? I have not cut through Idyllwild since I was a boy scout up at Camp Taquitz. As I am coming around a bend towords Lake Fulmer, I notice a photographer walking out with a big lens. I stop and ask what he was shooting. He says there is the hawk sitting on the bridge in and that it is just sitting there.
I jump out.
I shot way to many, but I just kept firing until he left. He let me get with about 6 feet before he jumped down into the reeds. He was curious about me and would just stare at me.
Here are a bunch more. I am so glad I spent for the Image Stabilization. It really helped keep these sharp.
Thanks for looking.
|Camera:||Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi|
|Exposure:||0.033 sec (1/30)|
|Focal Length:||300 mm|
|Exposure Bias:||0 EV|