No. 63, 15th January: Moonrise
No. 62, 7th January: Dipper
No. 61, 31st December: Happy New Year!
No. 60, 24th December: Christmas robin
No. 59, 19th December: Winter fern
No. 58, 13th December: City fox
No. 57, 6th December: On the horizon
No. 56, 26th November: Mother and fawns
No. 55, 22nd November: River tree
No. 54, 12th November: Sweet scents
No. 48, 10th September: The flying hare
Have you ever seen a flying hare? I hadn't until a few weeks ago!
One evening in Norfolk, I went for a stroll just as the sun was setting. A lot of the fields of crops had been cut to leave these satisfying lines across the landscape. I spotted several hares and decided I wanted to try to capture their motion through these lines.
When this hare ran, I used a slow shutterspeed and followed it with my lens so that its body remained sharp but the background blurred. I really like this technique because you can never quite know what you've got until you look back over the photos afterwards. At the time, the hare was moving so fast that I had no idea it was springing through the air in this position!
Canon 7D MKII + 100-400mm lens at 400mm; 1/40 sec at f/5.6; ISO 250.
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