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Ring-necked Duck


Posted by Dorian Anderson on Tue Mar 13, 2018 8:05 pm

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Here is a Ring-necked Duck that I photographed while my wife and I walked our dog in Golden Gate Park this past weekend. I must confess I don’t do much - if any - flat light shooting as I save those days for biking and birding. So, I hope this works. Probably could have dropped as stop of ISO for a bit more detail, but there it is. 

Canon 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 IS II on EOS 7D Mark II
1/1600 at f/5.6, ISO 1600, handheld
Processed in Lightroom. Cloned out a half dozen [font=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]spots on water’s surface. [/font]

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by Mike in O on Tue Mar 13, 2018 8:48 pm
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Nice low shot..the trouble with flat light is that you don't get that purple head
 

by Mako_Elite on Tue Mar 13, 2018 9:50 pm
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Very nice low angle shot Dorian! I prefer cloudy days over bright sunny days with the exception of "Golden Hour".

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by Ron Day on Tue Mar 13, 2018 10:12 pm
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Nice low perspective and beautiful water, Dorian. Love the eye!
 

by Mark Boranyak on Wed Mar 14, 2018 9:22 am
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Lovely shot with a nice perspective. My favorite duck "Exposed".
 

by WDCarrier on Wed Mar 14, 2018 11:30 am
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I don't see where there's much improvement in this image.  Good light; good color; good angle; very sharp.
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by david fletcher on Wed Mar 14, 2018 1:07 pm
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eye catching shot Dorian. As good as it gets with the light which suits well
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by Carol Clarke on Wed Mar 14, 2018 6:04 pm
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It works for me! Beautiful image - and love the soft light which shows off this sweet ring neck so well!
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by Jeff Munoz on Wed Mar 14, 2018 10:20 pm
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The clarity is just out of this world, the low angle is phenomenal, the DOF, the light, SUPERB JOB hermano!!!
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by E.J. Peiker on Fri Mar 16, 2018 2:43 pm
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Excellent low angle.
 

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