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the Burdekin duck


Posted by gregc on Sun Jul 25, 2021 5:55 am

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Radjah Shelduck (Tadorna radjah), known locally as the Burdekin duck. This one was in a drainage channel, but made for a very dark background.

ISO500, 600mm, f7.1, 1/250, by Canon.

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by Karl Egressy on Sun Jul 25, 2021 6:14 am
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Nice looking Duck and nice shot.
 

by Axel Hildebrandt on Sun Jul 25, 2021 9:06 am
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Cool effect, I like the contrast of the light plumage and wing tips disappearing in the BG.
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by david fletcher on Sun Jul 25, 2021 10:25 am
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Like the effect Greg. Cool looking duck and like the wings spread out as they are.
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by Cindy Marple on Sun Jul 25, 2021 1:05 pm
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Wow that's really dramatic with the dark background. Nice one.
 

by Carol Clarke on Sun Jul 25, 2021 3:17 pm
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Quite unusual, almost monochrome effect, Greg!

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by Cynthia Crawford on Mon Jul 26, 2021 5:45 am
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I like the way the wings just sort of disappear into the dark. Intriguing picture.
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by Des on Mon Jul 26, 2021 7:44 am
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This works really well against the dark backdrop, beautiful!
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