Friday, 8 October 2010
Club Outing to the Isle of May
I know it isn't pin-sharp, but it was taken while panning with a telephoto lens, at f7 with a shutter speed of 1/800 of a second. The bird was passing at an estimated 40mph - they can fly at speeds up to 55mph, with wings beating at a rate of 300-400 per minute (5-7 beats per second!), so in-flight pictures are something of a challenge!