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    Default Lesser Scaup (Drake)

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    This beautiful individual was kind enough to swim across the mostest bestest place in the pond! Thank you Mr. Scaup.

    Canon 7DII + 500mm f/4 II + 1.4TC III, manual exposure, evaluative metering, 1/1250s., f/5.6, ISO 1600, natural light, handheld, small rotation then crop for comp, a few white flecks in the water removed via spot removal tool.

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    Beautiful Composition. I like everything about the image.

    Low eye level Perspective really makes this one.

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    Lovely composition and exposure for the SH. Great HA and the reflection and water smoothness add to the calming nature of this photo. That eye!

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    This is lovely Dan.
    Great low POV, love the way the water in the FG blends seamlessly with the BG.
    I even like the reflection! (and could see a crop with a bit off the bottom).
    You have shown the purple iridescence beautifully.
    IQ excellent as always,
    Gail

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    Daniel:

    Lovely. POV, handsome fellow, angle in frame, wonderful water.

    Maybe a few delicate clone stamps as the reflection exits the frame.

    Beauty

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    What a serene shot. Lovely fg/bg, good iridescence, detail, POV, HA; all of it. I agree a bit off the bottom wouldn't be missed.

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    All has been said... Just a sublime canvas (so what's new)... TFS

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    Fancy. Looks spot on as always.

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    Hi Dan, love the way this guy stands out against that silky green water and background.

    Gerald

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