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Whooper #Swan, Akan Lake, Kushiro, #Japan “I studied Japanese photographs and paintings

Whooper #Swan, Akan Lake, Kushiro, #Japan
“I studied Japanese photographs and paintings before heading to Japan to gain an aesthetic sense of the culture and how the people relate to wildlife. I choose a much wider view, creating an ‘Animalscape’ of the entire mesmerizing scene unfolding before me. See the image first in your mind’s eye, thereafter; choose the right tool and technique to capture the image the way you envisioned. Creativity begins in the mind, not in the viewfinder. For this image I lay on my belly with the composition fixed in-camera, waiting for the precise moment to depress the shutter. The foreground is of particular importance to the overall image success, providing a sense of scale and dimension. Try covering the bottom of the image with your hand and judge for yourself.” – @charlesglatzer, #CanonExplorerOfLight
Camera: #Canon EOS-1D X
Lens: Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM
Aperture: f/11
ISO: 400
Shutter Speed: 1/640 sec

canonusa (Canon USA) shared for #art.