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Avian Jig
Photograph by Tim Laman

Punctuated by leaps that can reach ten feet, the dance of the red-crowned crane is so arresting that Japan actually named a city for it: Maizuru, or Dancing Crane.


Photo Fast Facts

Camera: Canon EOS 1V
Film Type: Fujichrome Velvia 50
Lens: Canon 600mm f4 with 1.4x teleconverter
Speed and F-Stop: Approximately 1/500 @ f/5.6

Weather Conditions: Sunny
Time of Day: Afternoon
Lighting Techniques: Natural light



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