Tuesday, 8 February 2011

Splash n Dash.

A male Tufted Duck (Aythya fuligula) in a racing hurry across the water. Taken during a photo session at a local pond today. ISO 400; F8: 1/1000; @ 140mm and cropped.    FAB.

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20 comments:

  1. Wow! This is a fabulous shot. I love how clear the splashing water is. I have to work really hard to get water action this clear.

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  2. This is a cool duck! I've never seen one before. I also love the splashed water.

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  3. Beautiful shot of the Tufted Duck!

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  4. 2sweetnsaxy. Many thanks but this was just one of those lucky shots.

    smalldot. Sure was just that.

    EG Wow. There are quite a few images on my main blog.
    http://fabearlybirder.blogspot.com/

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  5. I just love all the water droplets he is splashing around! And the reflection of his head!

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  6. Awesome catch and I LOVE the caption! Fits it perfectly!

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  7. Hi Judy. Good sunlight and calm water until he started to motor across so fairly easy to capture reflections.

    Cheers Steve.

    Thanks chubskulit.

    Hi Kerri. For once the caption came to mind straight away.

    Thanks Kim USA.

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  8. Hi Eileen. Sorry, I nearly forgot to say thanks.

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  9. The water is really beautiful. Your photos are incredible, Frank.
    -Kay

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  10. Hi Kay. Thanks. It was a bright sunny day so have a few more up my sleeve for later posts.

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  11. STUNNING PHOTO, Frank.....One can hear even the water splashing...!!!!

    Sublime Pic...just Perfect!!!!!

    ciao ciao elvira

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  12. Hi Elvira. Thanks very much. He was sure in a hurry!
    ciao ciao FAB.

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  13. What a great capture. I love how you captured the water, and amazing clearity, and detail.

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  14. Thank you Dianne. At least I'm not having to struggle with snow and ice everywhere.

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