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When I see a mallard uploaded it is almost always the male so here is one of a very pretty female.

Thanks for looking.

Regards. - gary

Camera:Canon EOS 5D MkIII
Lens:Sigma 150-500mm F5-6.3 DG OS APO HSM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Mrs mallard
Username:gary_d gary_d
Uploaded:12 Nov 2012 - 9:18 PM
Tags:Female mallard, Wildlife / nature
Votes:Voting Disabled

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zapar40
zapar40  466 forum posts Wales5 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2012 - 9:26 PM

stunning photography Gary, superb detail and tones, a beautiful shot.
ant.

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cabbie
cabbie e2 Member 7cabbie vcard United Kingdom
12 Nov 2012 - 9:31 PM

A cracker well done

Bob

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8246 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2012 - 9:32 PM

A fine shot of the female of the species, she's a real beauty and you've captured some terrific detail in her plumage

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
12 Nov 2012 - 9:36 PM

Super image Gary, excellent composition,
Fred.

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41113 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England137 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2012 - 9:46 PM

Just goes to show... when they make the effort TongueGrinGrin

Dave

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AnnJ
AnnJ  3 Scotland
12 Nov 2012 - 9:48 PM

Great shot. Exquisite detail. Ann.

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 5143 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2012 - 9:52 PM

So nice that she was willing to pose for you on the log, Gary: excellent detail and exposure.
The natural setting adds so much too.
Ronnie.

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EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2012 - 9:56 PM

She looks absolutely gorgeous with that wonderful light, great details and indeed, colour. Beautifully composed and captured image.

Ann

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 8526 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1091 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2012 - 10:04 PM

Gorgeous light, coldly caressing.
Moira

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valleys_twilight

You've always had an eye for the ladies Gary Smile
Clive

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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2012 - 10:26 PM

Brilliant detail gary belting colours and tones a cracker nice one Wink
Andy

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3188 forum postsannettep38 vcard France32 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2012 - 11:11 PM

excellent composition, how well she blends in but still stands proud!

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mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2012 - 11:18 PM

Yes,always nice to see the females too Gary !!
Super shot.
Mick.

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 431 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom76 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2012 - 11:20 PM

A lovely natural image with a great log for your female friend
to pose upon!
KateGrinGrinGrin

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2012 - 11:59 PM

She is very elegant in her little bayou!

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andy p
andy p  10
13 Nov 2012 - 2:12 AM

Well composed wildlife photo.

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milky
milky e2 Member 11milky vcard Wales
13 Nov 2012 - 3:05 AM

Great Capture, nice colours Gary------Gary(milky)

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AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 5192 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2012 - 7:02 AM

Super composition and great dof. Top notch!
Ann

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saeidNL
saeidNL  5 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2012 - 8:13 AM

What fantastic and lovely images,Gary,very well done,
saeid

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2012 - 9:00 AM

Superb detail captured Gary
that camera is outstanding and in
my mind worth every penny of our hard earned money!!Grin
stunning shot
Lillian

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woolybill1
woolybill1 e2 Member 8woolybill1 vcard United Kingdom65 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2012 - 9:07 AM

Light and composition are sublime, Gary.

Regards
Bill

We also have a few nice recipes Wink

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SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 64838 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2012 - 10:44 AM

What a wonderfully clear image, and focussing spot on. An everyday sight, but photographed beautifully.
x

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mex
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13 Nov 2012 - 10:59 AM

super image.
cheers phil.

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cheesey
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13 Nov 2012 - 11:00 AM

Great shot Gary , lovely light and detail.
Cheesey.

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13 Nov 2012 - 12:43 PM

aye yer back Gary grt image

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Niknut
Niknut e2 Member 4734 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom64 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2012 - 5:30 PM

Terrific shot !!!.....superb quality, with a near 3D effect from the tight focusing.....impressive stuff !!....have my UA !!!!!.Smile

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Big_Beavis e2 Member 9Big_Beavis vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2012 - 7:30 PM

A great shot Gary.

David

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sweetpea62
sweetpea62 e2 Member 4sweetpea62 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2012 - 8:04 PM

Excellent comp Gary,great shot..Lin

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johnjones
johnjones  5 England
13 Nov 2012 - 11:36 PM

Excellent shot brill detail and comp.
jj

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BarbaraR
BarbaraR  8 England1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Nov 2012 - 11:47 AM

Charming, beautiful detail.

B.

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Ayoob
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18 Nov 2012 - 1:52 AM

Gorgeous shot ,Gary..........Grin

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KarenFB
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18 Nov 2012 - 7:01 PM

I came to this image via the forum thread - I am so glad I did! I love the clarity of this shot, a gorgeous composition! Smile

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gary_d  7575 forum posts Wales13 Constructive Critique Points
18 Nov 2012 - 8:59 PM

Thank you Karen. - gary

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