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Swimming in Satin

By SteveMoulding  
An American Wood Duck. The afternoon light dappled through the tree's and gave the water a satin and silk like patternation, which I found quite attractive, hence the title.
Many thanks for all the clicks and comments on my previous upload. I'm looking forward to the weekend, my sister and I will visiting the BWC, probably Saturday depending on the weather. I hope if you're around, you won't be shy and say hi.
So next week I shall bore you with even more British Mammals and Birds.
Still no work yet and the savings are dwindling so trips out will be a thing of the past soon, with the cost of fuel.
Take care everyone and have a great weekend.


Tags: General Duck Wildfowl Arundel Wwt Landscape and travel Pets and captive animals Wildlife and nature American Wood Duck

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Mynett 8 142 6 United Kingdom
22 Sep 2011 3:11PM
I love the water texture and colours in this which the duck sits in so beautifully it really compliments the colours of the feathers so well


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22 Sep 2011 3:18PM
Good detail on th educk. The water is very beautiful too. Hope you find a job soon
gingerdelight 10 298 11 United Kingdom
22 Sep 2011 3:30PM
What a superb image - you are right, just like satin.
I hope you enjoy your trip out and I look forward to seeing LOTS of images please!
It's a real so-and-so, this job hunting, isn't it? Sad
Brian65 7 2 United Kingdom
22 Sep 2011 3:47PM
What a superb shot Steve, love the water and detail on the bird. You were right the light was so bad most shots taken at low speed, as i get noise over 400iso, the canon 7d is like that. thanks for your comment and voteWinkSmile
CarolG Plus
9 196 18 Greece
22 Sep 2011 3:51PM
A super title for a super image, Steve, wonderful colour and detail in the little wood duck. I do wish you every best wish for finding employment. Carol
Maiwand Plus
9 3 72 England
22 Sep 2011 3:56PM
One of natures glories Steve. Spot on.
CaroleS Plus
6 423 3 United Kingdom
22 Sep 2011 4:25PM
A super image and wonderful reflection. Carole
22 Sep 2011 4:50PM
What a excellent shot Steve the colours on the bird and in the reflection .
martinjp 7 2 3 Wales
22 Sep 2011 6:03PM
Love the reflection Steve 
pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
22 Sep 2011 6:13PM
dreadful worry for you with no work, finger x things may change for you soon

great American Wood Duck shot, such pretty birds
22 Sep 2011 6:19PM
These are stunning birds and you made an excellent job
morpheus1955 9 3 2 United Kingdom
22 Sep 2011 6:22PM
Fantastic shot, superb colours and detail and I love the reflection.

goso 10 2 1 Australia
22 Sep 2011 8:38PM
A ripper Steve - fine detail and effect ...Bill
maggieh 8 4 United Kingdom
22 Sep 2011 9:00PM
Wonderful tetures and light patterns.
PinkK 7 80 1 United Kingdom
22 Sep 2011 9:01PM
Wonderful reflection, a lovely capture!
norton 12 6 United Kingdom
22 Sep 2011 9:05PM
Nice capture here Steve, lovely detail and colour................

Richsr Plus
9 91 223 England
22 Sep 2011 9:11PM
Like the colours and reflections too, good one.
Regards Richard
andylea 8 37 1 United Kingdom
22 Sep 2011 9:31PM
love those reflections steve brilliant detail wonderful colours and that water is stunning top shot Wink
taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
22 Sep 2011 10:11PM
Wonderful texture in the water!
Love the duck, too!
Anna62 5 1 Australia
23 Sep 2011 11:06AM
what an amazing duck!! It looks well captured Steve. The water and reflection .. well that is superb!!!
AshTree 7 1.7k 6 England
23 Sep 2011 4:29PM
Wonderful image Steve - I love it when water comes out looking like this, so beautiful. I do hope something turns up workwise for you, it must be so worrying Sad.
Shellio 5 2 United Kingdom
23 Sep 2011 4:49PM
The colours and contrast in this is amazing, Steve. Great detail and reflection too. I hope you manage to find some work soon, good luck.
Lillian Plus
7 22 17 United Kingdom
24 Sep 2011 6:50AM
Such a beautiful capture Steve, and as you say swimming on silk
fentiger Plus
15 916 23 England
24 Sep 2011 7:57AM
A well composed and beautiful image.

tomcat 11 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
24 Sep 2011 5:52PM
Like an oil painting Steve.
Top work indeed

Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
25 Sep 2011 2:49PM
A cracking shot of this male wood duck, one of your very best I think

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