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Godwit on Beach




Godwit on Beach

This solitary Marbled Godwit uses its long bill to probe the mud for snails and clams. A member of the sandpiper family, this shorebird grows up to 20" long [50cm]. This scene was exposed for the delicate pastel highlights shimmering on the water, throwing the bird into silhouette. A high shutter speed freezes the light on the water, and stops the action of the waves.


Kodachrome Professional film,
natural light, telephoto lens,
high-speed exposure


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