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How I Got The Photo: Whitetail Buck In Old Cornfield
I was parked on the side of the auto tour road with my camera and lens resting on a bean bag draped over the open window of my pickup.
- Camera: Canon EOS R5
- Lens: Canon EF 800 mm f/11
Technical: First Photo
- Location: Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge (Oklahoma)
- Date Taken: June 10, 2021 (6:53 A.M.)
- Aperture: f11
- Shutter speed: 1/400
- ISO: 2000 (Auto)
- White Balance: Auto
- Exposure Mode: Manual
- Metering Mode: Evaluative
- Back-button Focus
- Continuous Auto Focus
- Exposure Compensation: 0
- Focal Length: 800 mm
- Processed With Luminar 4
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