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Nature & Travel Photo of the Day, Lesser Scaup Takeoff – 4/5/13

Lesser Scaup Takeoff

Lesser Scaup Takeoof

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Focal Length: 700 mm
Aperture: f6.3
ISO: 400
Shutter Speed: 1/4000 second

Action photographs of birds and waterfowl are my favorites.  It is important to be ready, have your camera in continuous focus mode, and look for clues that your subject is going to take off.  Also, crop your image to fit the photo, don't be constrained by aspect ratios.

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