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Looking at you in the snow

By Overread  
f5.6, ISO400, 1/160sec
Taken during easter when we had some snow for a few days - went out to get some shots of the birds in the snow before it melted and it started to snow lightly as I was shooting - so I got some nice snowing on the duck shots Smile

and comments/crits welcome - thanks

Tags: Snow Duck Pets and captive animals Wildlife and nature

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kitty83 10 11 England
7 Jul 2008 1:46AM
I like the focus on the duck's face, and the image is sharp, with the water ripples adding that extra something. The snow on its back is well captured, too. I've never seen that before. Smile

Perhaps a slight rotation is needed here, but that's my only suggestion. Well done!

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Xxticy 8 1 United States
8 Jul 2008 4:32AM
Great image, love the sharpness and the snow falling is a nice touch as well as the reflection. As stated above kind of looks like he is swimming 'uphill'. Keep up the great work...
BarbaraR 10 17 1 England
11 Jul 2008 3:09PM
Lovely shot, good focus on the bird, pleasing ripples and reflection
and the snow perhaps makes it.
Well done.

Overread 8 4.1k 19 England
11 Jul 2008 3:31PM
strange - never noticed the uphill lean to this shot before (that's what happens when you look at something for too long!)
Thanks for the compliments all Smile
maggie66 8 145 United Kingdom
12 Jul 2008 10:43PM
This is a great shot - so clear and the focus on the eye really adds to the picture. The ripples and the snow really make this shot stand out. Lovely
18 Jul 2008 6:06AM
Nice and sharp, lovely catchlight in the eye.
19 Jul 2008 10:26AM
I think he's saying 'Here's lookin' at you, kid!' Beautiful capture, I love the raindrops, it makes it even better. :o) HDave

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