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The LUMIX People's Choice Award

Konstantin Shatenev, Russia

The Extraction

Every winter, hundreds of Steller's sea eagles migrate from Russia, to the relatively ice-free northeastern coast of Hokkaido, Japan. They hunt for fish among the ices floes and also scavenge, following the fishing boats to feed on any discards. Konstantin took his image from a boat as the eagles retrieved a dead fish thrown onto the ice.

Technical specification

Canon1DX + EF300 f4IS USM lens; 1/1250 sec at f13; ISO800.


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