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Shelduck.


Shelduck.
Photo Information
Copyright: Peter Bagnall (Heyshamite) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 144 W: 0 N: 396] (2193)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-05-26
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon EOS 1Ds MkII, Canon 100-400L IS f4-5.6
Exposure: f/8, 1/800 seconds
Photo Version: Final Version, Original Version
Date Submitted: 2007-07-01 0:29
Viewed: 3352
Points: 8
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
This evening light picture was taken from a hide at the reserve on the coast at Marshside, Southport.
I thought the reflection looked good.
Camera settings:- ISO 400, AV, Spot metering, 560mm focal length, Auto white balance, 1.4 x converter, IS on, Hand held.
I have re-posted the picture after altering the border and cropping as suggested by Ori (fragman)

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To valy67: ReflectionsHeyshamite 1 07-24 00:53
To Debz: ShelduckHeyshamite 1 07-01 10:21
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  • Debz Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 505 W: 0 N: 847] (3307)
  • [2007-07-01 8:00]
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Hi Peter, this is a lovey shot of the Shelduck, I have not yet seen them in the wild. Your pov shows those lovely markings and the reflection is wonderful. Good exposure in the evening light.
tfs
debz
ps: sorry I have not been around lately

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  • martic Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 179 W: 1 N: 159] (1327)
  • [2007-07-05 15:09]

very nice picture, I like mirror effect
Jean-Michel

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  • mjcarr (15)
  • [2007-07-07 3:12]

nice shot..tfs..mike

Wonderful framing with the offset and love the reflection. Crisp image showing the plumage to the full.
Richard

Hello Peter !
I like this picture very much, firstly because the pose of your duck is excellent, he looks so proud with his head high ! Secondly, I am completely fond of the reflection on the water, it is very beautiful. Excellent composition and colors. Very well done !
Valerie.

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