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5967 flying gannet

A gannet can dive from 30 metres high into the sea.
Just before he reaches the water surface it'll fold his wings back, otherwise they may break by a crash like that. At that moment its body looks like an arrow point, which helps him during haunting.

Canon EOS 7D
1/400s f/7.1 at 400.0mm iso200 hide exif
Full EXIF Info
Date/Time15-Jun-2011 10:44:06
ModelCanon EOS 7D
Flash UsedNo
Focal Length400 mm
Exposure Time1/400 sec
ISO Equivalent200
Exposure Bias0.67
White Balance
Metering Modepartial (6)
JPEG Quality
Exposure Programaperture priority (3)
Focus Distance30.300 m

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marko gregoric01-Jul-2011 02:55
Superb flight shot. V
Gerard Koehl30-Jun-2011 19:06
Superbe prise en vol.... V
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