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Three’s Company
Photograph by Norbert Rosing

A trio of bald eagles gathers to hunt for spawning chum salmon in the Chilkat River near Haines, Alaska. Each fall as many as 4,000 eagles congregate to feast on the fish in the Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve. Also known as the Valley of the Eagles, the area includes Klukwan, the “mother village” of the Tlingit people, who have revered bald eagles for centuries.

Photo Fast Facts

Camera: Leica R8
Film Type: Fujichrome Velvia 50
Lens: Apo Summicron 180 f/2
Speed and F-Stop: 1/30 @ f/8
Weather Conditions: Clear and calm
Time of Day: Sunrise
Lighting Techniques: Natural light. I used a tripod for this shot.

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