Creatures of Isla Fernandina and Isla Isabela–Galapagos

4 07 2012

Day 16 of our trip to Ecuador had us checking out Isla Fernandina and Isla Isabela… Some interesting creatures along the way:

1. The Zombie Horde

Like something out of a bad horror movie by DragonSpeed, on Flickr

2. Getting a premium seat

Getting a premium seat by DragonSpeed, on Flickr

3. Watch your step!

Watch your step! by DragonSpeed, on Flickr

4. Not a car insurance salesman…

Galápagos Lava Lizard (Microlophus albemarlensis) by DragonSpeed, on Flickr

5. Not something I’m used to seeing swim by shore.

Ray! by DragonSpeed, on Flickr

6. Mrs Dragonspeed and a Playful sealion

Posers by DragonSpeed, on Flickr

7.
How do you keep your top clean? by DragonSpeed, on Flickr

One last one (not taken with the Canon – Fuji XP underwater camera)

Pacific green sea turtle. by DragonSpeed, on Flickr

More cool critters and birds available in the whole set from the day at:
 http://www.flickr.com/photos/dragons…th/7482728532/

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4 responses

4 07 2012
dennis

good stuff; are these from raw or jpg mainly?

4 07 2012
dragonspeed

Hey Dennis, thanks for the compliment. They are all shot from JPG with Neutral settings on the camera. I just don’t have the time or space to work on 5700 RAW photos when I get back from a trip. It’s already taking me a week’s processing for every day that we travelled. 🙂

8 07 2012
dennis

Holy! that’s a lot of processing lol…have a blast…btw I’ve got a micro 43 camera….check out the link of a guy on a forum who also went to Galapagos… pretty good stuff too on a system half the weight..and the zoom is stunning, the panasonic 100-300mm gets you 200-600mm on the smaller sensor…cheers

http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/readflat.asp?forum=1041&thread=41968571

9 07 2012
dragonspeed

The processing is NOT the fun part 😦

I’ve considered looking at some of the micro 4/3 but not comfy with so many pixels on such a small sensor. Heck, I’d would have prefered it if Canon had stayed with the same pixel density as the 50D but added the cool features of the 7D

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