Nags Head, North Carolina: a stiff breeze from the north from a dying storm gave this gull a chance to fly with no effort, giving me the chance to photograph him as a chance ray of sun lit him up.
I’d have zoomed in closer, but I had walked out with the 24-70 f/2.8. So, both images are cropped.
Nikon Z 7ii with 24-70 mm f/2.8 lens.
Figure 1. 70 mm, f/8, ISO 100, 1/640 s.
Figure 2. 70 mm, f/8, ISO 100, 1/640 s.
Cleaned up in DxO and edited in Luminar AI.