Harbor Seal Pup, Villa Creek, Estero Bluffs, Cayucos, CA -- April 15, 2006
(1/6th resolution 647 x 485 version is displayed above for quick viewing - 208 KB)
( high-res version JPG, 3883 x 2912, for best 1.3:1 printing (12"x16") 7 MB) (12"x16" print quality is very-good)
( ultra-high-res version PSD, 3883 x 2912, for best 1.3:1 printing (12"x16") 33 MB - this Photoshop version may be removed later)
Here is a close-up crop 1969 x 1477, 1.76 MB (12"x16" print quality is good)
Here is a head crop 1229 x 922, 717 KB (12"x16" print quality is just okay)
If you go to observe this animal, please do not
disturb it, and maintain at least a 50 yard minimum distance.
If it looks at you, you have gotten too close and you should back off.
Technical: Canon 5D, 300/2.8 IS lens w/ EF 2X II Extender, 1/500, f/11.0, ISO 400, Adobe RGB, monopod.
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