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Bounty of the Bush
Photograph by Randy Olson

Dinner dangles from the hand of an Aboriginal man hunting near Darwin. Turtle is traditional fare year-round in Australia's Northern Territory, where hunting methods vary by season. During the hot, dry months, locals use digging sticks to probe for turtles that have burrowed into the mud. But during the wet, turtles emerge from hiding and swim in the rain-fed shallows, where they're easier targets.

Photo Fast Facts

Camera: Canon 10D
Film Type: Digital
Lens: 16-35mm
Speed and F-Stop: 1/125 @ f/8
Weather Conditions: Cloudy
Time of Day: Noon
Lighting Techniques: Natural light


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