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Duck splsahing water while playing in the river

By donodela
Hi guys,
Well as you can see I'm still a very 'green' photographer. I wanted to catch the perfect moment, but of all the photos I took this one was maybe the most presentable. Please comment and critique. Thanks Smile

Tags: Summer Fun Birds River Duck Water Splash Outdoors Lake Pond Heat Wildlife and nature

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camramadbob 7 1 1 United Kingdom
19 Apr 2011 8:15PM
Why do you want a critique. Looks perfectly fine to me. Well done!!Wink

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Norfolkboy 10 1 4 England
19 Apr 2011 8:16PM
A cracking shot.
Colin
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8 8 1 United Kingdom
19 Apr 2011 8:29PM
A super shot and a well timed capture.
saeidNL 6 3 Netherlands
19 Apr 2011 8:59PM
Exellent and very well timed capture,
saeid
Fisher2 8 1 Ireland
19 Apr 2011 9:57PM
superb image.

dessy
Tooth 11 5.8k 227 Ireland
20 Apr 2011 12:24AM
it's well times, and I'm a sucker for split-action shots of water in all its frenzy. However, for it to work I think the subject and a lot of the water has to be pin-sharp. Another problem is that it's hard to make out the eyes of the bird as they're slightly in shadow.

I see the shutter speed was 1/200 - I think even this may be just not quite enough for this to work, but I can see yourother settings (aperture and ISO) are stretched, so maybe there just wasn't enough available light for it to work properly with a narrower aperture to keep more of the spray in focus.

A good try but the kind of shot that probably needs loads and loads of trial and error..

Stephen

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