By Steven Schwartzberg

I See You!

Equipment Info
NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D3
State/Province/Region
OT
Country
JP
Nearest Area
Located on the island of Hokido.
Brief Directions

We had to stand behind a fence to shoot these birds. In my opinion a minimum lens is a 70-200mm. You will also need a good tripod and serious warm cloths. Shooting in manual is a must. These birds are very white, and bright against the snow. This is the only way I was able to capture the definition of there feathers, etc.

Description

This is a picture of a Japanese Red Crowned Crane. These magnificent birds are about 6 feet tall with equally as large wings, a bright red strip across there head, primarily white and black bodies. Taking photos of these birds is a wonderful experience. They fly in so slow and graceful. Then they do this spectacular dance that is awesome.

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Date Added
December 1, 2010
Date Taken
December 1, 2010

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