The photograph above is a Willet flapping its wings after bathing. If you spot a bathing bird, you might have a unique opportunity to create an image with the bird flapping its wings soon after. Birds typically flap their wings a few times after bathing in order to dry up! The trick is to have your focus point lowered in your frame, so that when the bird is done and throws its wings up you will get a chance to keep focusing on its head while not clipping the wings. For many more in-the-field tips join me to the Roseate Spoonbills and Shorebirds instructional photography workshop next March 2014 at Fort Desoto. Fort Desoto is the Yellowstone of West Florida!
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