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Loon and Smoke

Uploaded by: Wintermute

Wednesday October 20, 2010

Gunflint Trail, MN (Current Weather Conditions)

Caption: I was taking a photo of the smoke plume from the controlled burn set by the U.S. Forest Service when a loon obligingly popped up in the middle of the shot. Thanks, loon!

Manufacturer: Canon


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Compression: JPEG compression

Exposure Time: 1/60 sec.

FNumber: f/5.6

ISO Speed Ratings: 125

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Shutter speed: 5.91 EV (APEX: 7, 1/60 sec.)

Aperture: 4.97 EV (f/5.6)

Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV

MaxApertureValue: 4.97 EV (f/5.6)

Metering Mode: Pattern

Flash: Flash did not fire, compulsory flash mode.

Focal Length: 55.0 mm

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FlashPixVersion: FlashPix Version 1.0

Color Space: sRGB

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Exposure Mode: Auto exposure

White Balance: Auto white balance

Scene Capture Type: Landscape

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4. Wintermute
2:25 PM GMT on October 23, 2010
Thanks for the compliments. The loon had been fishing far off to my right for some time, so it was a big surprise when he came up in front of me.
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3. netdweller
1:46 AM GMT on October 23, 2010
Very Nice Photo! Lonely Loon
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2. Gabbee
10:12 PM GMT on October 22, 2010
The smoke highligted the loon just right.
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1. dixiedaughter
9:46 PM GMT on October 22, 2010
I love how the smoke cast a shadow on the water, very pretty.
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