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In a Wood Duck's World


In a Wood Duck's World
Photo Information
Copyright: Derek Grant (PeakXV) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 121 W: 0 N: 544] (3135)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2013-09-09
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon EOS 650D, Canon 100-400mm EF f/4.5-5.6 L IS USM
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/1600 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2013-09-13 17:59
Viewed: 1913
Points: 6
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
A male wood duck(Aix sponsa) enjoys a quiet paddle in a algae thickened pond.

They always look like they've been on a week long alcoholic bender with those blood red eyes that they have. At any rate and as you can see - he already had spotted me hiding in the reed grass and didn't come any closer ... could have used 1.4x tc on this one.


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Derek,

Good focus. Would have been amazing had you gotten closer (most challenging task in wildlife photography. TFS.

Mike

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  • aruntp Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 590 W: 1 N: 357] (5379)
  • [2013-09-13 23:38]

beautiful image. nicely presented. good colors. tfs.

Hi Derek
the compo is perfect, so no need for 14x tc
tfs
Tom

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