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Canvasback Drake


Posted by Mike Umscheid on Tue Jan 02, 2018 12:11 pm

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Adding to Karl's Canvasback party, here's a frame from last winter in New Mexico. Please left-click for 1100px version. Thanks for looking!

Nikon D500 • Nikon 600mm f/4 • 1/5000s • f/5.6 • ISO 560 • Gitzo Tripod w/ Wimberley II from shore at ground level with right-angle eyepiece adapter.
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by Antino_Cervigni on Tue Jan 02, 2018 12:30 pm
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Excellent shot. Regards Antino
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by Debapratim Saha on Tue Jan 02, 2018 1:05 pm
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Nice action,low angle of take,detail,colours and a painterly surrounding have made this an excellent shot.
 

by Karl Egressy on Tue Jan 02, 2018 3:09 pm
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Great POW, excellent wing flapping pose and lovely background, Mike. Thanks for looking at my images of this elegant species.
 

by David J. Bogener on Tue Jan 02, 2018 3:11 pm
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Love the low angle, action, and you nailed the exposure with good details in the blacks.
 

by Ron Day on Tue Jan 02, 2018 3:47 pm
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This is extra nice, Mike! You captured a wonderful wing-flapping pose from a fantastic low perspective. The color and exposure could not be better – excellent image!
 

by Jan Wegener on Tue Jan 02, 2018 6:35 pm
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nice wing flap Mike!
 

by Mike Umscheid on Tue Jan 02, 2018 7:13 pm
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I appreciate the kind words. Thanks for looking at my work. I'm inspired by all of yours!
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by OntPhoto on Tue Jan 02, 2018 7:35 pm
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Love the low angle Mike. Very nice photo.
 

by TerryWSmith on Tue Jan 02, 2018 10:13 pm
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Sweet pose and I love the background.

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by Carol Clarke on Wed Jan 03, 2018 5:21 am
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Nice wing flap with lovely feather detail against a beautiful background. Great low angle and sweet colour palette!
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by Arabinda Debnath on Wed Jan 03, 2018 10:04 am
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Superb image,Mike! Beautiful shooting angle and colors.Fantastic pose.
 

by jacques on Wed Jan 03, 2018 2:00 pm
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All perfect... background, foreground and the bird pose !!!
 

by David Salem on Fri Jan 05, 2018 11:42 am
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This is awesome Mike!! What a handsome drake. Colors and details look great too and I always love a good wing flap after a little bath. Well done
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