Pheasant Under Grass

Copyright © 2012 Deborah M. Zajac. All Rights Reserved.

Copyright © 2012 Deborah M. Zajac. All Rights Reserved.

This is my first Pheasant capture! A couple of friends and I were shooting with a Meet-up group in Solano County and were on the way back  from lunch when one of my companions noticed him. I was shooting from a car window, and didn’t think anything would be very good, but was thrilled to see this shot would be a keeper. I love his coloring, wing patterns, and long tail. Even though he’s sort of camouflaged in the grass I’m thrilled  that I was able to capture a  photo of him in his natural habitat.  He darted behind a knoll just after this shot. I didn’t see him again.

Nikon D300s| Nikkor 70-300 @ 300| f5.6| 1/1600 sec| Iso 500| Manual Mode| Hand-held

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Author: circadianreflections

My name is Deborah Zajac. I'm a photographer living in Silicon Valley. I am a passionate nature, landscape, night/astro photographer. I shoot predominately in color and use Nikon Digital Cameras, and lenses. I hope you enjoy seeing some of the photos I've taken while on my travels. Please feel free to leave a comment I'd love to hear from you.

2 thoughts on “Pheasant Under Grass”

  1. How exciting! Ahh, if it were a true capture, he would be on your dinner table 🙂
    Beautiful color on that bird. I’m glad you were able to “capture.” Thanks for sharing with us!

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