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Southern Giant-Petrel

Southern Giant-Petrel (Image ID 11427)
Photographed byIan Wilson on Wed 1st Jan, 2014 and uploaded on Thu 15th May, 2014 .
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ID11427
CommentThis bird got very big very quickly and overfilled my frame. I was impressed by the 'marbled' eye and massive bill. Rather than discard the image, I have tried to develop it as an unorthodox portrait.
EquipmentCanon 5DIII + 300 mm f/2.8L II + 2x III extender, hand-held.
Av priority, f/6.3, 1/3200 sec, ISO 1250, EC +2/3 EV.
Processed in DPP: crop, adjust brightness (-0.5), reduce highlights, DLO, USM, RAW-TIFF. PS Elements: extend canvas at bottom, background NR, downsize, USM.
LocationANARE Station, The Isthmus observation platform. (Macquarie Island)
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