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squirl033
01-27-2010, 08:48 PM
caught this little bufflehead scooting across the bay at the park this afternoon... even managed to get some of the iridescence on his li'l head as he zoomed by... ;) 40D, 100-400 @ 400mm, 1/3200 @ f/5.6...

http://i812.photobucket.com/albums/zz47/squirl035/IMG_1889sma_filtered.jpg

http://i812.photobucket.com/albums/zz47/squirl035/IMG_1888sm_filtered.jpg

Mad Aussie
01-28-2010, 01:20 AM
That's some fancy shootin there paaaaaard...ner!

edG
01-29-2010, 05:11 AM
nice shots, #1 appeals the most (shows the most feather detail with the wing in the downstroke) to me

Iguanasan
01-29-2010, 07:31 AM
What they said! ;) Seriously, I also like the wing detail in number 1 and I've recently tried my hand shootin' ducks so I know it's hard to get a bead on these fellows. Nice capture.

Michaelaw
01-31-2010, 01:19 AM
Both good shots, I'm liking #1 best as the water reflections are stronger and help fill in (for me) the distraction of the lack of them in shot #2. Not much you could have done about it:) I really like the first one :thumbup: