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Creatures of Habit
Photograph by Norbert Rosing

Practicing fastidious oral hygiene, an eagle wipes its beak on driftwood after a fish meal in Homer, Alaska. Besides the wintering eagles, the town also hosts the Kachemak Bay Shorebird Festival in May, featuring as many as 25 species of migratory birds.

Photo Fast Facts

Camera: Leica R8
Film Type: Fujichrome Provia F 100
Lens: Apo Telyt Module 800 f/5.6
Speed and F-Stop: 1/500 @ f/5.6
Weather Conditions: Clear and sunny
Time of Day: Afternoon
Lighting Techniques: Natural light. I used a tripod.

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