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    Default Petting Zoo in the Garden

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    Female Wood Duck.
    One of the local ponds I photograph in all the time is actually a
    Public garden with a lot of beautiful plants. The Wood Duck population
    is basically home grown and tame. Allows for all my close-ups, sort of cheating....

    D500, 300mm, f3.2, 1/2500, iso2000
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    Dan Kearl

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    You've nailed the wing position, sharpness and background - Dan. The only thing I'd change is maybe warm up the WB a touch, but other than that, this is a stunner!

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    Killer color in that background. Great flight pose as well.

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    Another beautiful BG. I love the wing position.
    Image is nice and sharp.
    I see a little line on the LH edge of frame about 1 1/2 inches above the D in Dan. ? cloning artifact. Easy fix.
    A beautiful frame Dan.

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    Well captured, sharp, love the colours and BG. TFS.

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    Beautiful Background colors.. Well done.
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