A hen Pheasant takes time out of her busy schedule to absorb some rays and kick back. She was apparently lost in the throes of ecstasy, her mottled feathers warming up as she sunbathed, head cocked back with beck agape and eyes only half-open: indeed, so enamoured with the Sun was this game bird that I could approach to within just a foot’s length without her darting for cover in the nearby undergrowth, blissfully unaware of all around her…

*Shot on a Panasonic Lumix FZ1000 20.1mp digital Bridge camera with camera settings at ISO-200, aperture at f/5.6, spot metering mode and an exposure time of 1/200 seconds*

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: