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Posted by ADKShooter on Wed Jul 21, 2021 1:59 pm

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Nikon D850, Nikon 500mm F5.6 pf,
ISO 800, 1/800s, F 8.0, Kayak

Subsequent to having it's head under water searching for food this loon briefly lifted it's head before diving. The beading water on it's head reflect the waterproofing it's feathers provide.  I found it interesting that the water beaded in such an orderly pattern.

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by david fletcher on Wed Jul 21, 2021 2:15 pm
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Striking viewpoint and head on view.  First thing I noticed was the beading on the head Warren.  (whilst reading your commentary :) ).  Large view shows that off really well.  Nice one!
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by peter makuch on Wed Jul 21, 2021 5:31 pm
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nicely capture the water marks on his head and the head on shot is kool looking, nicely done on this one WARREN.
 

by Cindy Marple on Wed Jul 21, 2021 8:21 pm
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This is really interesting, great perspective to see how the water beads in such a pattern. I wonder if it's following feather tracts.
 

by Carol Clarke on Thu Jul 22, 2021 6:42 am
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Cindy Marple wrote:
This is really interesting, great perspective to see how the water beads in such a pattern.  I wonder if it's following feather tracts.



I agree, and a very sensible suggestion - it certainly looks that way. 

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by Tusar Bhowmik on Thu Jul 22, 2021 3:05 pm
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The water marks is exceptional.Excellent.
 

by Karl Egressy on Thu Jul 22, 2021 6:59 pm
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Great head on shot. I like the eyes and water droplets on the head.
 

by Cynthia Crawford on Fri Jul 23, 2021 5:26 am
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Really cool shot-love seeing the water beads in such an interesting pattern.
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by Axel Hildebrandt on Fri Jul 23, 2021 6:27 am
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Great POV, it really shows the interesting patterns well.
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