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Reddish Egret
Photographer: Tara Tanaka
Location: Fort Desoto County Park, FL
It was 7:45pm, he was still dancing and my blood sugar was getting low, but watching and photographing this majestic bird kept me there until every drop of usable light was gone. Digiscoped with the camera set on manual focus and all focusing done with the scope.
Digital Alterations: 
Color adjustment in Camera Raw, noise reduction, sharpening; on slightly cropped
Camera Information: Digiscoped using a Panasonic DMC-GH4 with the 20mm/1.7 lens, mounted on a Swarovski STX85 spotting scope with the DCB II adapter and Rail II; Manfrotto 502 head and RRS TVC-33 legs with leveling base.
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