Golden Winged Cacique

The wet season in South East Brazil runs from November to March. In the atlantic forest, the rain is almost permanent. Sometimes, however, it is possibly to use this critical photography condition as an advantage.

This photo was taken on a cloudy day, under a thin rain in the forest of Ubatuba, Brasil . The small drops on the black head of the bird, were emphasized firing a flash set at 1/32 (low level output) just enough to reach the bird

D300 Nikon 80-400 mm f 6 1/250 ISO 500 manual flash 1/32 Monopod.

Golden-winged Cacique (Cacicus chrysopterus)

Jose Garcia Allievi

Jose Garcia Allievi

Ing. en electronica, recibido en la Universidad del Sur en Bahia Blanca. Casado tres hijos, trabajé en la industria petrolera por 38 años.Gusto de la fotografía de aves, en especial picaflores. Comencé a fotografiar aves en los ultimos meses en Venezuela y Brasil donde participé de un workshop de fotografia de aves en Ubatuba con el profesor Joao Quental. Miembro de AUDUBON Venezuela y Aves Argentinas

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Jose Garcia Allievi

Jose Garcia Allievi

Pepe Garcia Allievi (67) graduated at Universidad Nacional del Sur, Bahia Blanca, Argentina as electronic engineer. Married, three sons, he worked in the oil service industry for almost 40 years. Amateur photographer most of his life, after retired, he focused on wildlife and nature photography in Latin America. He attended to nature photo & edition workshops dictated by Joao Quental and Octavio Salles in Brasil. Member of AUDUBON Venezuela and Aves Argentinas Buenos Aires. He lives part time between San Isidro, Buenos Aires and Villa la Angostura, Neuquen, South Argentina.

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