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    Default Bufflehead In Flight.

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    Glad you liked the Bufflehead "spinning its wheels" that I previously posted. Now here it is in actual flight, still low to the water.

    Canon R6 + 500mm f/4 II + 1.4TC III, manual exposure, evaluative metering, 1/5000s., f/5.6, ISO 800, natural light, handheld while prone on the ground, cropped for composition, careful dodge and burn to reduce contrast. In hindsight I should remove the lower catchlight.

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    Hi Dan, about as perfect as can be. No nits from me, wish it were mine. Thank you for sharing.
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    Equally as enjoyable Daniel. Still clamoring about getting clean flight shots with such a narrow dof.

    Always great when more perpendicular to get the iridescence on the head but you did a nice job here bringing the colors out.

    Beautiful flight pose and dreamy color transition behind. Well done!

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    hi,

    Wow.. )

    pastel-flavored flight frame, to be hung on the living room wall. First of all, it's smooth, the transitions are very simple, it's relaxing to watch... Daniel, you have a good style.

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    Fantastic! I could rattle off a list, but it’s easier to say I love everything about it!


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    Hi Dan ... what's not to like here .
    A super captured image and nicely processed in post .
    Very well done

    TFS Andreas

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    Great flight of the Bufflehead. Doesn't get any better. Wing position and iridescence are lovely. TFS

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    Daniel:

    Outstanding shot, POV, wing position, angle in frame, DOF, etc. etc.

    Truly in the nitpicking category, because it is so good, but there appears to be a bit of haloing along the top of the head just to the left of the eye.

    Still, I would really love to have such a fine shot of this generally uncooperative bird!!

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    Amazing! Really tough little critters to catch in flight; and to get him with perfect flight position, low to the water and with such a dreamy background is just stunning. Congratulations.

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    Fantastic as above He looks as if he wants to hug somebody..

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