PHOTO OF THE DAY: 09.23.19
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A Peek of a Peak
Silence
Esteiro
An Anteater Comes Up for Air
Adélie Penguin on an Iceberg
Lazy Days
Humpbacks Bubble-Net Feeding
Aircraft
Synchronized Swimmer
Low Tide
Fish Eats Fish
Sunset and Flamingos
Solar Power on the Lake
Color Dry
An abstract aerial view of a sand dune at sunset.
Morning Mist in the Sawtooths
The Pit
Dreamscape
Vitality
Berg Lake
Nothing but Jet
Pin-Tailed Whydah Court Dance
Sea Lions in Kamchatka
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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© 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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