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Official: I am an Otter Spotter


Otter at WWT Llanelli
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Otter at WWT Llanelli
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Otter at WWT Llanelli
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Been after this critter for a year or so.....

Quality a bit disappointing, but ...
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Re: Official: I am an Otter Spotter

Well done Mark. More than acceptable results under very tricky conditions by the look of it. Nice.

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Re: Official: I am an Otter Spotter

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Lovely to see some real, wild activity shots. And interesting activity too. All of mine have been captive animals. Any wild otters I have seen have been at distance and pictures are just a record. So really well done.
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Re: Official: I am an Otter Spotter

Too few otter pictures on the forum. Nice ones.
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Re: Official: I am an Otter Spotter

All good shots and lovely to see these beautiful creatures.
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Re: Official: I am an Otter Spotter

FWIW, the first photo was taken at about 15+ metres. Stems of plants made focus tricky, but I think OK. The last photo was take at maybe 40 metres, and again the plant life had to be overcome for focus. Day was quite cloudy but clear. ISO went up to 1000 for most of the photos, so did OK on that.

Aperture priority, and Auto ISO. Panasonic 100-400mm lens used, set to 365mm or so. Photo position was slightly uncomfortable, through a "window" in a wood screen.

Otter was aware of me, but was kind...…...Some 300 photos taken in all. Used the high sequential electronic shutter, limited to 8 photos per take. Got round to realising single photos worked just a well.Processing on LR6,
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