20th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Darter Drying Wings

Image shows Darter,big waterbird,drying wings.shot in against light position the dark body looks nice on bluish background with its characteristic long neck extended. Waiting for this situation since long,grab the perfect shot with Canon EOS I was impressed by this against light position of Darter,wings wide open and long neck extended.Finding the perfect situation I was waiting for long,I shot this image with handheld camera on the bluish background perfect for eye catching effect. 1200 D camera and Tamron 18-400 mm lens,Handheld. f/6.3,1/200 sec,ISO 200,focal length 500 mm,P mode.

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Date Taken: 02.2022
Date Uploaded: 11.2022
Photo Location: kolhapur, India
Copyright: © subhash purohit