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Flying Low

Flying Low
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Copyright: Bill Houghton (poppygan59) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 237 W: 0 N: 344] (2516)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2010-02-06
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon EOS 1D Mark 111, Canon EF300mm 4/L IS
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/250 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Masterpiece in Nature-Photography! [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2012-08-12 12:50
Viewed: 3108
Favorites: 1 [view]
Points: 30
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Three Mallard Ducks
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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2012-08-12 12:52]

HI Bill,a magnificent trio whit spectacular details and colors,a very professional capture and a beautiful peinture in background,i like it!Have a nice week and thanks,Luciano

Hi Bill,
Exceptional sharpness and detail combined with clear beautiful colours and OOF BG makes this a remarkable composition to me. definitely another favourite for me. Well done.
Best regards,

Hello Bill
Excellent capture of this wonderful trio in flight.Great timing and beautiful composition,wonderful colours and great sharpness on focus.Like a painting.. great work!
Thank You
Have a good week!
Best regards

Hello Bill,
This is just an amazing image and so beautiful. Fantastic action, colours and composition! What a pleasure to view this work of art. Best wishes.

you have done it, Bill! what a view! wow.
the female bird is properly focused, wish the other two were too. but yes, we know we know... :)
good timing, Bill. and the photograph looks like a painting also :)

PS: the compliment goes mainly for the timing, POV and composition. happy posting :)

Hi Bill,
beautiful key of these ducks. Great sharpness. Perfect shot. Many details.
Have a nice week,

Fantastic photo Bill! The timing, the composition. The colors and the sharpness are excellent!!

Hi Bill,
wonderfull moment and great colours - over all a fantastic shot.

amazing artistic capture, TFS Ori

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  • anel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3053 W: 3 N: 8715] (40574)
  • [2012-08-13 5:18]

Hello Bill,
A picture like a painting ! Superb decentred composition, fine color-contrast and a wonderful flying trio in a superb natural environment. Very pleasant, indeed.
Kind regards

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  • MMM Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1114 W: 0 N: 2546] (11425)
  • [2012-08-13 5:26]

Hello Bill
What a beautiful presentation.Excellent POV and very nice composition with beautiful natural colors.I love to see the righ wing of the female touching the water.Excellent work
TFS Michel

Hello Bill,
Absolutely amazing vivid colors and nice composition like a painting......The light and exposure are great. Excellent capture of a very colorful bird. Incredible sharp details.
Thanks for sharing!

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2012-08-13 11:09]

Hello Bill,
What a fantastic photo! Not only because of the perfectly focused Mallards and the splendid light and colours, but also of the wonderful colours in the background. Great timing in a superb composition. Good for a poster on the wall!

Hello Bill,
beautiful photos, good POV and BG, excellent sharpness and color.
very very nice.
Congratulations and thanks for sharing
hello Vanni

Hi Bill,
spectacular trio! Impressing composition of great dynamic tension, with the duck in front touching the waters with the tips of its wing. Outstanding image. My congratulations!
With best regards,

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