Award Winner | Photo of the Day | August 08, 2012
It’s sometimes difficult to understand why birds have the colours and markings they have; it’s only when you see the birds in the context of their natural habitat does it become clear as can be seen from this image that I captured while out on a recent walk in Scotland. All that I could hear initially was the song of the bird coming from somewhere on the ground and it was very difficult to spot the bird at first. But a brief rustling gave its location away and when it briefly peeked out, I managed to capture this image.
Technical Info: Camera: Canon EOS 50D | Exposure: 1/800sec @ f/7.1 | ISO: 400 | Focal Length: 200mm
Award Score: 57.5 (Value 10, Clarity 10.5, Composition 15, Style 10.5, Skill 11.5)
Photographer: Kurien Koshy Yohannan (Edinburgh, Scotland)
Photography started off as a hobby for Kurien Koshy Yohannan and over time it grew on him – so much so that he now makes a living from it. Though he loves photographing a variety of subjects, he spends most of his time photographing Corporate Events and some of his time photographing Weddings. With whatever free time he has left, he loves getting out and photographing the subjects closest to his heart – Wildlife and Nature.