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Went to my local nature reserve when there was a glimmer of sun this afternoon and took a few shots, but this is my favourite. A pair of teal were watching me with my rather cumbersome, camera and lens and decided it was beter to be somewhere else. I just got the take-off.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 1D X
Lens:EF500mm f/4L IS USM +2x
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:20 Mar 2013 - 1:50 PM
Focal Length:1000mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/8.0
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/1600sec
Exposure Comp:+1
ISO:1600
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Center-weighted average
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Manual
Title:Teal drake taking off
Username:Daxiesmum Daxiesmum
Uploaded:20 Mar 2013 - 5:37 PM
Tags:Nature birds ducks wildlife, Wildlife / nature
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mossy
mossy  146 forum posts England1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Mar 2013 - 5:39 PM

Lovely birds, always a favourite of mine, viewed throgh a scope such intricate plumage.

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richmowil
richmowil e2 Member 5240 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Mar 2013 - 6:36 PM

Wonderful Image!!

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tonyguitar
20 Mar 2013 - 6:43 PM

Wonderful image is right. Not just floating there but in full action and caught in an ideal pose on the wing. Wow!! TG

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
20 Mar 2013 - 6:56 PM

Some camera...some lens and some great shot there Becky
worth carrying all the weight for!
Lillian

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gwynn56
gwynn56  260 forum posts England
20 Mar 2013 - 9:00 PM

nice capture Smile

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