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Posted by Karl Egressy on Tue Dec 07, 2021 6:01 pm

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One of my all time favorite Ducks. At one point it came so close that I had to stop shooting and wished for a zoom hanging from my other shoulder.

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Nikon 500 f 5.6 PF +1.4x III.
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by KK Hui on Tue Dec 07, 2021 6:29 pm
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Terrific shot and the soft light works well here, Karl!
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by paul fletcher on Tue Dec 07, 2021 6:57 pm
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In the end, you took an excellent image with the 500mm & 1.4 tele. Karl. Certainly, a very striking species.
 

by david fletcher on Wed Dec 08, 2021 2:17 am
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Beautiful details Karl.  Lovely shot enhanced by the soft lighting.  (the 1.4 III not too shabby on the PF).
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by Carol Clarke on Wed Dec 08, 2021 4:49 am
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Along with the pintail, these have to be one of the most elegant duck species - and this is a lovely portrait in the nice soft light, Karl!

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by Gene Gwin on Wed Dec 08, 2021 9:30 am
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Karl, Superb details throughout. Looks like, in this case, the overcast skies were a benefit.
 

by Mary Brun on Wed Dec 08, 2021 1:47 pm
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Wonderful portrait of this splendid specimen.
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by ken archer on Wed Dec 08, 2021 3:16 pm
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Sweet portrait of this king of ducks Karl!
 

by ADKShooter on Wed Dec 08, 2021 4:08 pm
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Beautiful portrait of a great looking duck. We should all have the problem of having a great looking subject getting so close as to needing a zoom, or having to back away !!
 

by Cindy Marple on Wed Dec 08, 2021 9:12 pm
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The silvery water is such a striking complement for this species, love it. We have some Canvasbacks at a local pond that come close enough to take pictures with the phone on occasion!
 

by Cynthia Crawford on Thu Dec 09, 2021 5:42 am
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Wow- a real beauty-you are getting wonderful ducks where you are! Lovely detail with water droplets and soft water surrounds.
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by Axel Hildebrandt on Thu Dec 09, 2021 9:39 am
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I can see why this species is among your favorites, the plumage looks really interesting.
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