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17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Giant

Ducks fly in front of the setting sun, with the silhouette of a heron in the foreground. The heron had been my original subject, so I had to improvise and quickly switch my focus from him to the flock behind.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 01.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2019
Photo Location: Kiskunsag National Park, Hungary
Camera: Canon EOS-1D X Mark II
Copyright: © Bence Mate