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Lake Kussharo, Hokkaido, Japan
Nikon D4 & Nikkor 600mm f4
During the cold winter months, Whooper Swans congregate in the relative warmth provided by thermal springs around the lake shore. By getting low on the ice, with a wide aperture, it was possible to single out one bird, with the swans behind, partially obscured in the rising steam.
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