Towards a better tomorrow : Eurasian Wigeon

Posted by Biru Mitra on Sat Dec 01, 2018 9:48 am

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It was last winter when this happened. It was early in the morning and the sun was just peeping weakly amidst the for. We were rowing along a small strait of River Teesta. This drake was quietly observing us. Gave us some approach and then took of. In this image I tried to frame the movement of the drake along with the habitat.

Shot with Nikon D500 + Nikkor 300 mm f/2.8 ( VR-I ) + 1.4X TC

1 / 1600s

f / 7.1

ISO 800 

At 420 mm

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by E.J. Peiker on Sat Dec 01, 2018 10:24 am
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Absolutely LOVE this!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

by Karl Egressy on Sat Dec 01, 2018 10:43 am
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Lovely image!!!

by Paul Rossi on Sat Dec 01, 2018 10:56 am
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Beautiful composition combined with dynamic action - excellent.

by drewkleine on Sat Dec 01, 2018 11:27 am
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This is epic! What a fantastic piece of artistic vision! 

by RLK on Sat Dec 01, 2018 1:03 pm
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You nailed this one Biru. All of the background color tones compliment the subject nicely. The flight pose is perfect. Goes to show that you don't need a tight shot of the subject to create a great image. I really like it!

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by david fletcher on Sat Dec 01, 2018 2:08 pm
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lovely quality to this Biru, not just in the technicals but mood too.
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by Ramesh Kodavatiganti on Sat Dec 01, 2018 2:16 pm
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Lovely habitat and bird.

by Cynthia Crawford on Sat Dec 01, 2018 5:43 pm
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Absolutely exceptional- the whole environment is so gorgeous, so much like a painting, and the bird stands out just beautifully. What a gem!
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by Mako_Elite on Sat Dec 01, 2018 11:01 pm
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Lovely shot with habitat. Almost like painting.


by himadri roy on Sun Dec 02, 2018 12:30 am
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Amazing photo , like a painting .......great work Biru.

by LynnS on Sun Dec 02, 2018 2:36 am
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Biru, gorgeous scene, captured so beautifully!

by Debapratim Saha on Sun Dec 02, 2018 3:26 am
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Very nice take off shot within a lovely marshy habitat,well done with the composition too.

by Gary Gulash on Mon Dec 03, 2018 12:57 am
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Hard to beat the beauty of a dabbling duck springing to the air from the water, especially in this setting.

by Carol Clarke on Mon Dec 03, 2018 9:16 am
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A beautiful, artistic image! Very well done, Biru!

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by Ron Day on Tue Dec 04, 2018 4:49 pm
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A great capture of this duck in its beautiful environment. Excellent.

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