Credits for Chapter Opening Images
Chapter 1 – Jackie Donaldson (bhpr), Elmer the Skinny Juvenile Blue Grosbeak Nikon D810, AF-S Nikkor 500mm f/4 (non-VR) with a 1.4 TC, 1/4000 sec at f/7.1, ISO 1600
I took this cute picture the first week I shot with the D810, while at Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge in Smyrna, Delaware, which is a favorite spot of mine. Blue Grosbeaks can be pretty skittish, but this juvenile was kind of brave and let me shoot him for a minute or so. Maybe he was just a ham.
Chapter 2 – Richard Higgins (HigginsR1), Gulf Fritillary Butterflies on a Burnt Log Nikon D810, AF-S VR Micro-Nikkor 105mm f/2.8G IF-ED lens, 1/6 sec at f/32, ISO 800 Life returns after a forest fire. I was able to catch these two Gulf Fritillary butterflies ...