July 24th, 2012

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The Rabbit's Eye View

Sometimes you're in the right place at the right time, with a camera pointing the right way.

Standing on the cliffs of Palos Verdes, I watched a red-tailed hawk speeding to and from its nest, hunting for lizards and the like to feed its chicks. It moved fast, a swept wing bullet in the sky. But I did manage to capture one shot, as I tracked the bird along the cliff face with a 300mm lens.

If I'd been prey it would have been the last thing I saw...

The rabbit's eye view
The Rabbit's Eye View
Palos Verdes, California
May 2012