2011 Photo Contest, Nature, Singles, 1st prize
Photographer

Thomas P. Peschak

11 December, 2010

A Cape gannet comes in to land during the summer nesting season.

About

Thomas P. Peschak

Thomas P. Peschak is a National Geographic Photographer and National Geographic Explorer who specializes in documenting both the beauty and fragility of the world's oceans, i...

Background story

Malgas Island, South Africa A Cape gannet comes in to land during the summer nesting season. Malgas Island, off the west coast of South Africa, is an important seabird breeding ground.

Photo credit:
Save Our Seas Foundation

Technical information

Shutter Speed
1/320 s
Focal length
70 mm
F-Stop
f/16
ISO
200
Camera
Nikon D700

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