Moonrise reflecting on Tarryall Creek, Park County, Colorado

We were planning on shooting the full moon rising over Tarryall Reservoir, but as we were driving to our spot, we were struck by the moon reflecting on Tarryall Creek just below the dam and instantly changed our plans.

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Moonrise reflecting on Tarryall Creek

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Technical details:
Canon 5D Mark III 30 seconds at ISO 100 with a Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L II at 70mm & f/10, no filters.

2016 Hummingbird Season Has Begun!

They’re back! This is my first decent shot of the season. I ended last year shooting hummingbirds with flowers, but I don’t have any yet so I shot this at the feeder.

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Male Broad Tailed Hummingbird

Image details are the same as last year – Canon 5D Mark III and Canon 70-200L f2.8 II at 200mm, 1/8000 second, ISO 3200, F/9 using a Catus laser detector to trigger the exposure. No flash was used (they startle the birds).