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Pacific Black Duck

Pacific Black Duck
Photographed byIan Wilson on Tue 5th May, 2015 and uploaded on Tue 26th May, 2015 .
Resolution1400x1050
Viewed1375
ID16098
CommentWing flap captured in the light from the glowing sky a few minutes after sunset.
EquipmentCanon 5DIII + 600 mm f/4 II + 1.4x III extender, hand-held.
Manual exposure, spot metering, spot AF, AI Servo, f/5.6, 1/1600 sec, ISO 3200.
Processed with DPP4 and PS Elements 7 with Neat Image plug-in.
LocationBirdsland Reserve, Tecoma (Victoria)
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