An albatross silhouetted against the sky at sunset, Midway Atoll.
Midway Atoll is historically significant as the site of a pivotal air and sea battle during World War Two, some rusting relics from that era remain.
An experiment in colours and textures! ….like?…dislike?…wondering what’s the point?
The content of today’s image is the result of observation, planning and a bit of good timing, not compositing or overlaying of images.
Midway Atoll and a Laysan Albatross prepares to land, wings extended and feet down. A scene that lends itself to toned black and white …
A fairly difficult species to get a decent picture of, this species tended to be rather skittish and wouldn’t tolerate a close approach.
Red Footed Booby on nest, Midway Atoll. Same image, two versions. A red footed booby sits on a nest of twigs, Eastern Island, Midway Atoll.