Hooded Merganser

Posted by Axel Hildebrandt on Sun Mar 12, 2023 6:33 am

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R5, RF600f4, 2x, 1/1600s, f/9, ISO 1600, manual

Photographed on a day with high clouds, which diffused the light nicely. Please click on image for full resolution.
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by david fletcher on Sun Mar 12, 2023 6:34 am
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The diffused light works a treat Axel, revealing beautiful details.
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by Karl Egressy on Sun Mar 12, 2023 6:59 am
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Excellent wings up pose captured and the water looks very nice as well.

by peter makuch on Sun Mar 12, 2023 8:16 am
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a great angle captured here, nice work AXEL.

by Carol Clarke on Sun Mar 12, 2023 8:58 am
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david fletcher wrote: The diffused light works a treat Axel, revealing beautiful details.
This really shows the tiny details not usually seen - like the pretty colouring and speccles on the body under the wing.

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by KK Hui on Sun Mar 12, 2023 6:21 pm
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Terrific portrait and detail, Axel!
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by Swissblad on Mon Mar 13, 2023 1:55 am
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Soft light helps keep those whites from being blown out while retaining detail in the blacks - nicely done!

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