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Coming in for a Landing

The most challenging thing I've found to photograph as an amateur photographer is birds in flight, taking off and landing, though those often make for the best pictures. By chance I was able to capture this mallard in an almost crash landing into the water.

TAGS: Bird, California, Duck, Mallard, Waterfowl

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Riverside, California, United States of America
Member since 2017
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© Lilly Hollingsworth.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 11.2017
Total Views: 23
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 28, 2017, 10:42 p.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D7200
Focal Length: 300mm
Shutter Speed: 1/640
Aperture: f8
ISO: ISO180
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