new icn messageflickr-free-ic3d pan white
Sea Otter (Enhydra lutris) Mother with Pup | by mikebaird
Back to photostream

Sea Otter (Enhydra lutris) Mother with Pup

Sea Otter (Enhydra lutris) Mother with Pup, off Target Rock, adjacent to Morro Rock, in the harbor channel, in Morro Bay, CA, 26 May 2012. Part of a raft of 17 otters (~ 11 adults, ~ 6 pups) anchored in the kelp during an incoming tide.


Photo © 2012 “Mike” Michael L. Baird, mike {at] mikebaird d o t com,, Canon 5D Mark III with a Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM Telephoto Zoom Lens, with no circular polarizer, handheld, shooting RAW, Lightly developed in Lightroom 4. Taken as close as possible, as low as possible (about 0.5 meter above water) at water’s edge. Intentionally over-exposed with Exposure Compensation for the series set to between +1 and +1 2/3rd’s ev. See EXIF for more settings.

To use this photo, see access, attribution, and commenting recommendations at - Please add comments/notes/tags/names to add to or correct information, identification, etc. Please, no comments or invites with badges, unrelated images, flashing icons, links to your photos, multiple invites, or invites with award levels and/or award/post rules. Critique is always welcomed.

1 fave
Taken on May 26, 2012