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      01-11-2013, 09:10 AM   #832
dcstep
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Drives: '09 Cpe Silverstone FR 6MT
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Location: Colorado

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I went down to Gainesville, Florida for my brother's open heart surgery (he's doing very well) and I took the opportunity to go to Payne's Prairie, a wildlife refuge only 10-miles out of town. I saw hawks, vultures, bald eagles, great egrets, great blue herons, grebes, sandhill cranes and other interesting wild things. Most fun of all, for me, was the wild turkey. There was a flock of around 30 that let me get within 50-feet. I've seen wild turkeys before, but this was the first time that I got something other than tail feathers. Here's a majestic Tom that seemed to pose for me:


Wild Tom turkey by dcstep, on Flickr

This was taken with my 5D MkIII, 500/f4, 1.4X TC and hand held at 1/250-sec., f/5.6, +1EV and ISO 800.
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