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Pied Stilt

Pied Stilt
Photographed byJill Wilson on Sat 13th May, 2017 and uploaded on Tue 1st Aug, 2017 .
Resolution1400x954
Viewed172
ID26871
CommentThe soft winter light on this young stilt nicely shows up the gloss on the wing. I waited some time for the birds to come close and present to the camera in a way that captures the light on the plumage and in the eye.
EquipmentCanon EOS 7D MkII + 300mm f/2.8L MkII + 1.4x MkIII extender, handheld.
Manual, spot metering, f/7.1, 1/ 400 sec, ISO 100.
Processed with DPP4 & Photoshop Elements 15 with Neat Image 8.2.
LocationBorrow Pit, Western Treatment Plant (Victoria)
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Keywordsimmature
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