Snoozing Buddies by Mark Hughes


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King Penguins (Aptenodytes patagonicus). Photograph taken at the Birdland Park and Gardens, Bourton-on-the-Water, Gloucestershire, 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 – 1/640
Aperture Value – F5
ISO – 500
Focal Length 250mm

Software Used:
Canon Digital Photo Professional
Adobe Photoshop

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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 Hughesover 1 year ago

  • 242Digital
    242Digitalover 1 year ago

    Great capture and beautiful colours. Well done Mark ;-) – Jeremy

  • Thank you very much Jeremy, regards, Mark.

    – Mark Hughes

  • swaby
    swabyover 1 year ago

    Mark they are so beautiful! Awesome colors and markings! Beautifully captured too!

  • Thank you most kindly Tina, best wishes, Mark.

    – Mark Hughes

  • jozi1
    jozi1over 1 year ago

    Awesome ,Mark :)

  • Many thanks Tony.

    – Mark Hughes

  • vic321
    vic321over 1 year ago


  • Thank you very much, regards, Mark.

    – Mark Hughes

  • Gail Falcon
    Gail Falconover 1 year ago

    Maybe it’s you watch my back and I’ll watch yours?? LOL! Nice capture Mark.

  • LOL, many thanks Gail.

    – Mark Hughes

  • John44
    John44over 1 year ago

    Great photo Art Mark!!
    This makes our photo hobby so joyfull
    Welldone !! and fav

  • Indeed it does John, many thanks my friend.

    – Mark Hughes

  • shortshooter-Al
    shortshooter-Alover 1 year ago

    I’m glad we lie down to sleep. LOL. A terrific shot Mark.

  • LOL, I know some people who can almost sleep standing up Al, cheers mate.

    – Mark Hughes

  • Dlouise
    Dlouiseover 1 year ago

    LOL,,,,too cute,,,,great capture Mark with beautiful detail!!

  • Thank you very much Dlouise.

    – Mark Hughes

  • Warren  Patten
    Warren Pattenover 1 year ago

    Superb work mate..cheers Mark.

  • Greatly appreciated Warren, cheers mate.

    – Mark Hughes

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