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Japan's Winter Wildlife



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Winter Duet
Photograph by Tim Laman

Red-crowned cranes sing a "unison" call on Hokkaido, the northernmost of Japan's main islands. Once almost extinct in Japan, hundreds of the revered cranes now winter here, helped by handouts of grain from local farmers.


Photo Fast Facts

Camera: Canon EOS 1V
Film Type: Fujichrome Provia 100
Lens: Canon 600mm f4 IS with 2x teleconverter
Speed and F-Stop: Approximately 1/250 @ f/8

 

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



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