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Australian Antarctic Magazine — Issue 34: June 2018

About the cover

Information Technology Officer, Brett Wilks, took this photo of Antarctic krill during training for his first deployment to Casey research station in late 2017. The krill were in a small display tank at head office. Brett took several shots with his Canon 6D with 50mm macro lens. To reduce the blur on the krills’ fast-moving legs, this image was taken at ISO 8000, 1/1600 s, with some post-processing noise reduction in Adobe Lightroom.