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A shot of Wright's Lake in the California Sierras in the early morning.
Mirror Lake
 Pastel Sunset
flock of seagulls over the lake
Drawing an X in the sky
Alpine lake
Morning Light
Salt lake of Baskunchak
Lake in Swiss Alps
Lake Erie Morning
A dock at Lake Titicaca
Sunset and Flamingos
Winter Day at Dinefwr Park
Lake Posts
Navajo Coal-fired Power Plant Near Lake Powell in Arizona Ready for Decommission
Alps reflection
Layers
Sitting Duck
Nature's original hovering drone - the dragonfly
Sailing Mine Bay on Lake Taupo
Emerald Lake Landscape
Morning row to the Grand Haven South Pierhead
Chalco morning
17th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Sunset and Flamingos

This is Pulicat Lake, which is the second largest lagoon in India. Every year thousands of flamingos visit this place. I spent eight hours photographing these birds at this place, and this was the image I made when the sun was setting. I spent almost six hours shooting these birds sitting in the water with my camera on an icebox to get low angle perspective and the sun reflecting off the water.

TAGS: Bird, Flamingo, India, Lake, Sunset

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Bengaluru, India
Member since 2019
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Photo of the Day: 09.23.19 Editors' Pick
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© Rakesh Baro.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 02.2019
Total Views: 3768
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Sept. 21, 2019, 1:09 p.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D5
Focal Length: 700mm
Shutter Speed: 1/2000
Aperture: f8
ISO: ISO320
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