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Yellow-eyed Penguin 2

Image # 1D2_01761

Otago Peninsula, New Zealand


Canon 600L/f4 IS with 1.4x II Teleconverter

ISO 800, f/8, 1/400 second

Manual Exposure

Gitzo 1325/ArcaSwiss B1/Wimberley Sidekick


Given the poor light, I doubted that the 2x would provide images of sufficient quality, so I limited myself to the 1.4x. The cropped image above represents about 2/3 of the original image.Also, local regulations prohibited the use of flash, so that wasn't an option either. The penguin above had just come in from the sea, perched for a while on a rock, and I got a sequence of shots as he went through quite a vigorous yawn!