blp shabash 430x45

Crested Tern

Crested Tern (Image ID 34390)
Photographed byPhilip Karstadt on Fri 8th Feb, 2019 and uploaded on Sun 3rd Mar, 2019 .
Resolution1366x610
Viewed64
ID34390
CommentI noticed this Crested Tern out of the corner of my eye and saw it had quite a mouthful! I have cropped this a little as the bird was in the bottom left corner in the original image. The original also just has the water as a background. I'd be interested in any opinions as to the effectiveness of the shot and whether I could have done anything better with it. I'm always a bit unsure when I have a single bird against a 'plain' background (more so when against a plain sky). I have also submitted a shot of the same bird with wings side-on, image 34146.
EquipmentNikon D7500, ISO 400, f7.1, 1/3200s Nikon 70-300 lens, 302.00mm
LocationPoint Walter, Perth (Western Australia)
Keywordswith prey, in flight, adult
This image is not available for download.
Previous125/125 in Critique Gallery 
Previous29/29 by Philip Karstadt 
Previous168/169 of Crested TernNext
Previous851/860 of Gulls, Terns and NoddiesNext
Previous21254/21420 OverallNext
Use the arrows at the left and Right hand side of this page to display the Next/Previous photographs in that group, or click on one of the blue links above to start a slide show in that group (group slide shows are only allowed if there are less than 1000 images in the group).

CONTACT US

The easiest way to contact us is by emailing us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Our People page, in the About Us section, contains email links to each of the committee members.