Private Property near Naples Florida
After several days of photographing these magnificent Indigo Buntings, I was finally able to capture an image I had envisioned of soft foliage framing the bird. Having one of such vibrant color and with such a perfect pose just added the icing to the cake.
Crop, Straighten, Exposure adjusted +0.71 in RAW, Selective Noise Reduction, Selective Sharpening
Canon 1D Mark IV, Canon 600mm f/4 with 1.4x TC (840mm FL), aperture priority mode (-.7 ev), ISO 400 , f/8, 1/60, tripod with Wimberley Head, Flash