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    Bad weather weekends for me has lead to a slow start, found some light this weekend long may it continue.

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    Beautiful .I love those soft blues through the bird and then to the darker skies. Sharp too even at 5.6 from almost wing tip to wing tip.

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    Hi Tim, about as perfect as it gets. Lovely color pallette, detail, wing position and composition. Thank you for sharing.
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    Tim that is most definitely the most pleasing picture of a pintail I have ever seen - simply superb, wow that is beautiful
    The duck is just about perfect pose details colours DOF focus all very good indeed. I am also pleased to see that the background hasn't been hammered into oblivion by too much noise reduction, you have retained a hint of texture.

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    This is outstanding, nice and sharp throughout.. great background. Congrats.
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    Agree: spectacular on all counts. What a tilting dorsal view ...

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    Hi Tim, Great banking angle, which in turn is showing off all the detail and colours. Good DOF for 5.6, and overall, nice and sharp. Killer G too. Well captured.

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    Great all around. Love dorsal flight frames like this. The two toned background is great as well. Love the flair to those feathers.

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    Brilliant....Deffo no nits here...everything just fits perfectly ...One of yer best Tim...Congrats

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    Oooh, this is excellent!! Perfect dorsal view, lots of good details, and the colours are just right. If anything, I would smooth out the two faint semi-circles at bottom right edge. But boy-oh-boy, one of the better duck-in-flight I've seen of late. Congrats!

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    A sweet frame of my favorite duck. Love the flight pose. Ditto all of the positive comments above.

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    Pretty much perfect! A frame to be proud of, Tim

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    This is outstanding - action, eye-contact, exposure, and details all look great. A beautiful look at North America's most elegant duck! I might loose the blogs at bottom right as Daniel mentioned.

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    Excellent image. I like the flight posture, light and colors. Well done.

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    Spectacular capture, Tim. Absolutely one of the best images, and of one of the most beautiful ducks.


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    I am late to the party but have to say this is excellent!
    Great wing position, tack sharp and a great BG.
    Well done!
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    Superb image, nothing to say more.

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