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Japan's Winter Wildlife



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Ducksicle
Photograph by Tim Laman

Even cloaked in ice, an oldsquaw duck finds Hokkaido's winter climate bearable. The ducks' densely packed feathers trap enough air to insulate them from frigid waters.


Photo Fast Facts

Camera: Canon EOS 1V
Film Type: Fujichrome Provia 100 pushed to 200
Lens: Canon 600mm f4 IS with 2x teleconverter
Speed and F-Stop: Approximately 1/125 @ f/8

Weather Conditions: Clear
Time of Day: Late afternoon
Lighting Techniques: Natural light



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