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Seals Courting

Seals Courting

Elephant Seals (Mirounga angustirostris) discussing the possibility of mating. Every winter the seals gather here on the California coast to fight, mate and give birth. Point Piedras Blancas, CA.

Canon EOS 1V camera and 600 f/4 L IS lens with a 1.4x teleconverter on Gitzo tripod with Wimberly head.  Fuji Provia 100F film, pushed one stop.  1/350 sec at f/5.6.