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Copyright: Tom Conzemius (pirate) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 799 W: 152 N: 1186] (7474)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2013-06-07
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon 7D, Canon 500mm f4 L IS
Exposure: f/4.5, 1/4000 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2013-06-18 9:15
Viewed: 2360
Points: 38
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Mallard Drake
our most common duck in Europe by far but still a beauty if seen in the right light
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Nice image with beautiful colors


Hello Tom

Great shot of the Mallard in-flight, fine POV,
in a beautiful light, superbly focused with
great sharpness and details, TFS


Hi Tom,
excellent photo of this duck in flight. Perfect sharpness. Amazing colours. I also like the blue sky as a background.
Thanks for sharing,

Hello Mr.Tom,
Very good quality photograph.You managed the light very well.Good example to the learner.
Excellent details on wings-which I like
With great sharpness.
Thanks for sharing,

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2013-06-18 11:31]

Hello Tom,
Indeed a very beautiful photo of this mallard in flight. The light is gorgeous, the sharpness and details very good and the timing with this fine pose excellent.

Hello Tom
Great shot of the Mallard in-flight,great sharpness.

Hello Tom

雁子照的很清晰 在空中也很清楚
真得很漂亮 構圖也很美麗 謝謝分享

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  • nagraj Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1618 W: 106 N: 3208] (15166)
  • [2013-06-18 23:19]

Very fine flight image of this colorful mallard..lovely colors. tfs.

Hallo Tom
Absolutely delightful picture of this Mallard Drake in flight.
Excellent quality with regarsds to sharpness, details, exposure and composition. Thanks for sharing. Best regards.

Hello Tom,
Excellent photograph of Mallard Drake, excellent sharpness and details, excellent composition, good background.
Thanks for sharing,

Hello Tom,
What a beauty.....I like this lovely image of a popular bird also in my country. Splendid image with exceptional details and outstanding sharpness. The light and colors are great. It is a lovely catch with excellent contrast against the background. Outstanding shinning feathers.
Thanks for sharing!

Hello Tom,
Great moment,It's really difficult to capture this kind of moment.Great sharpness and color.
Thanks for sharing.


Hello Tom,
A great in-flight shot with excellent sharp detail and beautiful colors. Good contrast and POV my friend.
Best regards,

Hallo Tom
what a nice capture of handsome mallard in flight. Great details, exposure and coloration. Nicely presented.
You noted on your introduce page "I have safari virus". I am also have this virüs:) I try to visit Kenya-Tanzania at the end of August. Maybe a short Holland trip in November.
All the best my friend

Hi Tom,
Fantastic shot of a flying Mallard, breathtaking both composition- and exposure-wise. And it's good to see your new profile photo also. :-)
Best regards, László

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  • foozi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2791 W: 0 N: 6696] (25839)
  • [2013-07-30 19:03]

Hi Tom
very lovely presentation of this mallard. The wings are really pleasant. Such a beautiful bird in great details. The metallic green head is really awesome.
Exciting composition.


Hello Tom,
An amazing inflight catch of Mallard,remarkable details,clarity and colours.

Hello Tom,
Fantastic capture a beautiful duck in flight! Perfect focus, lighting, sharpness, details and POV! I love this pic very much. Great work, and TFS

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  • Adanac Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1273 W: 1 N: 6188] (21378)
  • [2013-09-19 19:08]

Hello Tom,
You nailed this shot Tom, you even got the green head perfectly which is tough to do>

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