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Rock Hopper Penguin, photograph taken at Whipsnade Zoo, UK.

Camera used: Canon EOS 40D
Lens used: Canon EF 100-400mm f4.5-5.6L IS USM
Shooting Information:
Shot in- RAW
Shutter Speed – 1/400
Aperture Value – F8
ISO – 320
Focal Length 400mm

Software Used:
Canon Digital Photo Professional
Adobe Photoshop

Book Information:

Preview Book Zoo Photography – Getting Results

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Age 46 living in Gloucestershire, UK. I have a love for wildlife and an interest in photography, I try and bring these two elements together in the production of my images. I hope you enjoy. Mark.
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  • Mark Hughes
    Mark Hughesalmost 3 years ago

  • David  Hughes
    David Hughesalmost 3 years ago

    Cool capture, Mark. Great close up!

  • Thank you David.

    – Mark Hughes

  • Istvan froghunter
    Istvan froghunteralmost 3 years ago

    Great capture!

  • Many thanks Istvan.

    – Mark Hughes

  • labaker
    labakeralmost 3 years ago

    amazing creature, well done.

  • Greatly appreciated Larry.

    – Mark Hughes

  • Steve
    Stevealmost 3 years ago

    great shot Mark, good eye contact

  • Thank you Steve.

    – Mark Hughes

  • LisaMM
    LisaMMalmost 3 years ago

    such a handsome penguin!!! Great shot.

  • He certainly is, thank you Lisa.

    – Mark Hughes

  • Barry Norton
    Barry Nortonalmost 3 years ago

    Beautiful capture and detail Mark

  • Thank you Barry.

    – Mark Hughes

  • Sheila Laurens
    Sheila Laurensalmost 3 years ago

    WOW!!! Isn’t he fabulous !! What a great shot Mark, well done XX

  • Thank you most kindly Sheila. Best wishes, Mark.

    – Mark Hughes

  • Rocksygal52
    Rocksygal52almost 3 years ago

    Hi Rocky, who as pretty boy. Great close up Mark.

    Cheers Jude

  • LOL, many thanks Jude, regards, Mark.

    – Mark Hughes

  • hampshirelady
    hampshireladyalmost 3 years ago

    Too cute!

  • Thank you Sues, all the best, Mark.

    – Mark Hughes

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