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Cruising the Bay
Photograph by Norbert Rosing

An eagle glides across Kachemak Bay on Alaska’s south-central coast. The birds zero in on Homer Spit, a 4.5-mile-long (seven-kilometer-long) sliver of land that juts into the bay. Castoffs from the commercial fishing industry attract eagles by the hundreds. Some 50,000 bald eagles live in Alaska, more than anywhere else in the United States.

Photo Fast Facts

Camera: Leica
Film Type: Fujichrome Provia F 100
Lens: Apo-Vario-Elmarit 2.8/70-180
Speed and F-Stop: 1/250 @ f/5.6
Weather Conditions: Overcast
Time of Day: Morning
Lighting Techniques: Fill-in flash

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