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Copyright: Jeroen Gerdes (Belgerdy) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 294 W: 6 N: 877] (7664)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2012-01-28
Categories: Birds
Camera: Nikon D300, AF-S Nikkor 600mm f/4G ED VR
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/640 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2012-01-28 12:49
Viewed: 2057
Points: 44
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
just a drake mallard stretching after a wash
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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2012-01-28 12:51]

Hello Jeroen.
A nice image of the duck dancing in the water. The photo has a very good composition, sharpness and beautiful colors. Thanks for sharing.Best regards Siggi

Hello Jeroen,
Gorgeous captute! It is like a conductor for all the birds on the lake. The low POV is perfect, colors and details are wonderful and clear BG is icing on the cake. Congratulations!

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  • pirate Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 799 W: 152 N: 1186] (7474)
  • [2012-01-28 13:13]

Hi Jeroen
Great compo and pose
Beautifull light too
Maybe just a Mallard but a great photograhy

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  • ana974 Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 477 W: 48 N: 968] (4857)
  • [2012-01-28 13:35]

For whose is it applauding? ehehehehe
Wonderful shot, dear Jeroen! What a timing! Great sharpness and focus,amazind POV.
Good job,indeed! TFS
Nice w-end!

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  • vanda Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 338 W: 25 N: 754] (3673)
  • [2012-01-28 13:47]

Hi Jeroen!
Fantastic capture! Great timing!! Excellent blurred BG, which makes the mallard stand out very well. I like the softness of the colours and details. Nice play of light and shadows.
A lovely composition: congratulations.
Ciao! Vanda

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  • senn Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 58 W: 2 N: 155] (1384)
  • [2012-01-28 15:39]

classical a scene but taken with skill, .. standout detail and limpidity of view; .. tfs



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  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2754 W: 282 N: 4931] (19883)
  • [2012-01-28 19:44]

Hello Jeroen,
What a spectacular image of this drake mallard in an amusing pose. Reminds me of a conductor directing his orchestra. Awesome detail and beautiful natural coloration.
What I noticed first about your photo was the attractive low POV you obtained. Looks like you were lying on your stomach when you took this shot. Great work!!

Hello Jeroen
Superb pose! Great moment You caught. Perfect composition.Gorgeous colors and details.

Hello Jeroen
Impressive photo with very good POV, excellent composition, wonderful colours and great sharpness.

like a conductor, great sharpness, TFS Ori

Hello Jeroen,
Excellent photo of this Anas platyrhynchos great sharp details,very fine colors and compozition.
Best regards

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2012-01-29 0:28]

Hallo Jeroen,
Van zulke foto's hoef je er maar een paar per jaar te zetten en ze zullen je voor altijd blijven herinneren. Geweldig! Fascinerend oogcontact.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2012-01-29 1:57]

Hi Jeroen,spectacular result of a great timing! What a spectacular capture and what a fantastic details,light and colors,Very well done,i like it!Have a nice Sunday and thanks,Luciano

hallo Jeroen
super compositie met veel details van pappa Ducky
mooie kleuren
bedankt groetjes lou

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  • iti Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 577 W: 0 N: 650] (7939)
  • [2012-01-29 3:58]

Hi Jeroen,
Very good moment captured. Nice colours with excellent detail.
Good blurred background.
Regards Jiri.

N I C E! look at the little droplets on his chest! This is an awesome shot

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  • tcr Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 158 W: 8 N: 538] (3384)
  • [2012-01-29 5:00]

The low point of view was very well used here.
Pleasing colour and light.
Well composed too.

Ciao Jeroen, great capture of lovely mallard in fantastic pose, excellent sharpness, fine details, splendid light and wonderful colors, very well done, my friend, have a good Sunday, ciao Silvio

Hi Jeroen,
really interesting pose of this bird. Perfect sharpness and details. AMazing photo,
Have a nice Sunday,

very funny moment you capture. good colour and composition with good sharpness.

Hello Jeroen,
A fantastic capture with explicit clarity and wonderful colours. Sharpness and detail with the eye contact makes this a winner. Great low POV my friend.
Best regards,

Hi Jeroen,
Fantastic picture,great composition,perfect timing and great focus.

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