Black-browed albatross (Thalassarche melanophrys) coming in for landing (with feet out to slow down) over the hills at Steeple Jason Island in the Falkland Islands.

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Comments (187)

Barış Seven on April 1, 2013

Very clear capture of the albatross. Caught beautifully against equally stunning landscape background.


Ngo Minh Truc on July 21, 2013

F55 & L55 > excellent shot!

If we learn to share inspiration from the Panoramio images, all over the world is very beautiful! Friendly greetings from Vietnam

hamzars on October 10, 2013

nice capture

Petr Chudoba on March 9, 2014

Well done! Like! Friendly greetings, Petr

Von Epik on April 4

You managed to show well both the albatross and the landscape in the same frame!!!
Nicely done!
Greetings from Greece.

Maurice MAZELLIER on April 15

Image.** / Magnifique.. - Félicitations.. - on Aime..

Ivan Curra on May 27


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Photo details

  • Uploaded on February 25, 2009
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by LichtenHansen
    • Camera: Canon EOS-1D Mark III
    • Taken on 2008/01/03 12:49:50
    • Exposure: 0.002s (1/500)
    • Focal Length: 24.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/16.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO400
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash