Marbled Godwit, Point Reyes National Seashore

Photo of a marbled godwit hunting at Drakes Beach.

Hunting in the Surf at Drakes Beach

This photo was taken last Saturday at 5:10PM, which was 35 minutes before sunset.  As with the bluebird photo of a few days ago, there was a strong color cast caused by the low sun.  This time I left the color correction for middle gray, but disabled the color correction for black/white.  That’s the opposite of what I did with the bluebird.  If I had left the correction for black/white the water would have been very blue.  The color correction for middle gray was small and this looked slightly better to me.

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About Jim Coda

I am a nature photographer living in the San Francisco Bay Area. I specialize in photos of birds, mammals, and landscapes.
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2 Responses to Marbled Godwit, Point Reyes National Seashore

  1. Charlotte Crackbon says:

    Look great to me, this is quite an impressive looking bird. Haven’t made it out there yet, maybe
    next week. I’m at the mercy of my girlfriends schedule, she thinks I shouldnt go alone for first
    trip and she’s familiar with the roads.

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