Alcoa Wellard Wetlands in WA is a beautiful spot I frequent on a regular basis to photograph the local bird life and to enjoy the solitude.
The wetlands are comprised of several lakes, which were originally old clay pits that have been rehabilitated. I will often get up in the dark, pack my gear then head down there to capture the sunrise.
This particular morning I was greeted by thick mist blanketing much of the area. But as the sun began to rise the mist started to clear leaving just enough to capture the sun’s golden hue.
The swans appeared and the shot was complete!
I used a Nikon D7000 with Sigma 10-20 Wide angle lens; Aperture f10; Shutters speed 1/400; ISO 500; Focal length 50mm.
David Ashley, Perth, WA
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