Youth – 3rd Prize

Photo Contest 2017 – Youth – 3rd Prize


Prize: Youth – 3rd Prize
Winner’s name: Desmond Sieburth
Home town:  Montrose, CA
Type of camera/lens used: Camera: NIKON D3300
Exposure: 1/500 sec
Focal Length: 300 mm
Story behind the picture: This photo of an American Kestrel was taken at Madrona Marsh in Torrance, CA. It was an overcast day, making for a good photo opportunity as there were no shadows. The bird was perfectly perched at eye level. The photo was taken with a Nikon D3300, and the lens is a DX VR 18-300mm lens. The shutter speed was 1/500 seconds, f/6.3, and ISO 250. The date of the photo was 1/15/2017.