Photograph Details

The LUMIX People's Choice Award

Steven Blandin, USA

Reach for the sky

Steven was taking pictures of a small group of adult roseate spoonbills in a rookery in Tampa Bay, Florida, when he noticed a newcomer flying in from afar. With just enough time to back up a few steps, Steven photographed the bird landing exactly square to his camera with its wings in a stunning symmetrical U-shape.

Technical specification

Canon EOS 7D Mark II + 600mm f4 lens; 1/2500 sec at f4; ISO 1000.

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