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Copyright: Alain Thibodeau (Athila) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 335 W: 239 N: 493] (1982)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2011-05-08
Categories: Birds
Camera: Nikon D300, Sigma 150-500mm F5-6.3 APO DG OS HSM
Exposure: f/8, 1/400 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2011-05-10 19:27
Viewed: 3070
Points: 12
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
I took this image at La Malbaie, there was a small pound were I saw this mallard duck with his female. Image was taken in RAW mode at 200 ISO. Original was cropped about 50% to give more amphasis to the duck and less on water surface.

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Hi Alain,
Woderful capture of this Mallard drake. You have managed to get his impressive green head in good light. Excellant reflection and nice eye contact as well. Well done.

Great capture of this interesting bird, fantastic details sharpness, beautiful natural colours,

Thanks for sharing,
Best Regards,

Lovely work Alain. Pleasant simplicity and brilliant natural colors. Spot on white balance!
George Veltchev

Hi Alain!
Simple and perfect!
Nice composition, very good, natural colors, very good focus and plenty of details. I like the reflection to.

Hello Alain
Beautiful photo with excellent composition and wonderful colours. The sharpness is impressive.

Hello Alain,
This is male green hedec very good detalis
colorful picture.
well done.
have a good day

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