Seeing eye-to-eye

My Facebook friend challenged me to post a black and white photo each day for seven days.  This was today’s Facebook post.

I saw this hawk out at our bird bath a few days ago.  I quietly grabbed my camera and snuck up into the corner of the window and snapped a few photos of him with my zoom lens.  A couple of them came out pretty clear, even through the glass.

I did go outside to sneak around the corner, attempting to get an outdoor shot, but he was on to me and the next second he was gone.


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Anyone who has ever stopped to watch a hawk in flight will know that this is one of the natural world’s most elegant phenomena.
John Burnside

6 Comments Add yours

  1. Naomi says:

    That’s a fantastic shot, and through the window, even! Hard to believe it’s so clear.

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  2. Alice says:

    Wow, what a neat picture!

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  3. Irene says:

    Fantastic capture! 😊

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    1. Thank you! I was surprised how good it came out!

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      1. Irene says:

        Best kind of surprise for a photographer. 😊

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