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Wednesday, 15th July, 2009 (GMT)
Wednesday, 22nd July, 2009 – Tuesday, 28th July, 2009 (GMT)
Wednesday, 29th July, 2009 – Tuesday, 4th August, 2009 (GMT)
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It is a little intimidating, shooting hand-held with a 70-200 zoom and a 1.4x telextender, when the banks of the Mississippi River are filled with photographers with 600mm+ lenses on gimballed tripods. Patience and warm clothes were crucial in helping me get this shot. The Bald Eagle had just grabbed a Freshwater Drum out of the river and was kind enough to fly right over me. It needed only minor cropping and little pp.
|Submitted:||Wednesday, 22nd July, 2009 19:53 (GMT)|
|Taken:||Saturday, 14th February, 2009|
|Focal length:||280 mm|
|Shutter speed:||1/1600 sec|
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