Ken Papaleo: X Marks the Shot: Cranes -Monte Vista National Wildlife Refuge, Monte Vista, Colorado.

Cranes -Monte Vista National Wildlife Refuge, Monte Vista, Colorado.

"X Shot" information.
Camera - Canon EOS-1Ds Mark III
ISO - 400
Shutter - 1/500 sec.
F/stop - 11
Lens - 500 mm
A tripod wes used for this shot.

"X Shot" location and information.
1. Drive time from Denver to the Monte Vista National Wildlife Refuge is about 4 hours.
2. Take hwy. 15 south out of Monte Vista for 6 miles to the refuge entrance.
3. Mornings were best for shooting, more birds in flight at same time.
4. If your going to go, better go soon, by the end of March they could be gone.

All photographs are for sale, contact e-mail address below.

Ken Papaleo
Colorado Wildlife Photographer


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I worked for the Rocky Mountain News for 28 years, until they went out of business. I now do freelance work, post this weekly blog, ski and play with my four grand children. I still have the love to get out and take photographs, which brings me great peace and comfort.

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