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Here is a head shot of a duck as it came out of the can as they say but presentation done in Photoshop CC, I think I have now got to grips with the camera as usual all tips/comments most welcome good or bad and thank you to all for commenting so far on my uploads I really do appreciate your help and advise,
Regards Neil

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D5300 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:55.0-300.0 mm f/4.5-5.6
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:30 Jul 2014 - 7:23 PM
Focal Length:300mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/60sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:500
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Duck's Head
Username:cantona43 cantona43
Uploaded:31 Jul 2014 - 9:21 PM
Tags:Bird, Duck, Nature, Nikon, Portrait, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
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JuBarney
JuBarney Plus Member 3JuBarney vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jul 2014 - 9:44 PM

A really lovely portrait
Ju

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DicksPics
DicksPics Plus Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jul 2014 - 9:56 PM

This is one helluva sharp image, Neil!

Richard

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5148 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland116 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jul 2014 - 10:07 PM

Great close-up side portrait, Neil: and I was wondering if you were caught in silhouette in it's eye, but on enlarging the image I am doubtful of that.
Wonderful detail and exposure.
R.

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Mollycat
Mollycat Plus Member 1Mollycat vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jul 2014 - 10:14 PM

Superbly detailed portrait. Excellent photography.
Peter.

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ColleenA
ColleenA Plus Member 2271 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jul 2014 - 10:58 PM

Wow....impressive photography. You have mastered the camera. Love the detail..

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stub197
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31 Jul 2014 - 11:25 PM

Great clarity & Detailed imge, well capturedSmileSmileSmile

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Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 Plus Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jul 2014 - 11:45 PM

Excellent capture, like the weed in the beakSmile

Cliff

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taggart
taggart Plus Member 1046 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
1 Aug 2014 - 1:57 AM

That must be a fantastic camera, or maybe it is the eyes/hands controling it, a superb image!

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
1 Aug 2014 - 4:34 AM

An excellent close-up, Neil. Carol

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jaktis
jaktis Plus Member 1184 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
1 Aug 2014 - 5:22 AM

A good portrait

Peter

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye Plus Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
1 Aug 2014 - 5:26 AM

A super detailed close-up Neil. Good looking duck.

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst Plus Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
1 Aug 2014 - 7:07 AM

I think we have the same lens......but i am no techno.
This really is wonderful
And love his expression....you don't get that when you are too close

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pentaxpatty
pentaxpatty Plus Member 2pentaxpatty vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
1 Aug 2014 - 7:49 AM

Super sharp image, love the duck weed out of the beak GrinGrinGrin

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CarolAnnLauderdale
CarolAnnLauderdale Plus Member 1CarolAnnLauderdale vcard United Kingdom
1 Aug 2014 - 12:02 PM

Lovely close up with superb detail, love the reflection in the eye.SmileSmileSmile
Carol

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ColleenA
ColleenA Plus Member 2271 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
1 Aug 2014 - 12:32 PM

Came back for another look...so stunning...My UA for today...great photography

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ade123
ade123 Plus Member 2229 forum postsade123 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Aug 2014 - 9:08 PM

A superb image. Beautiful detail and colours Great photography Neil

Ade

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Chinga
Chinga Plus Member 4Chinga vcard United Kingdom
3 Aug 2014 - 3:34 PM

Pin sharp and very very good... Grin
IB

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ellenib
ellenib Plus Member 11ellenib vcard United Kingdom
3 Aug 2014 - 10:15 PM

Lovely sharp image, I love it.

Niels

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Glostopcat
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5 Aug 2014 - 11:16 PM

Wonderful pin sharp detail and clarity in this mallard portrait and some nice catchlight in the eye

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