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Posted by
Margie (Auckland, New Zealand) on 20 April 2008 in Miscellaneous and Portfolio.

Canon EOS 30D 1/60 second F/5.6 ISO 400 47 mm

Any hints, tips, constructive criticism or comments are welcome and appreciated.

Observing from Chester, United Kingdom

Very interesting item, does it lay golden eggs...? Nice color tone and focus.

20 Apr 2008 12:45pm

@Observing: I wish!
Thanks for your comment.

alex centrella from Califronia, United States

nice colors...keep it up.

20 Apr 2008 1:17pm

@alex centrella: Thanks...I have lots of learning to do!

Henry from Boston, United States

You select interesting subjects. I like the tones, but am I seeing a lens fault on the duck's head or is the FOV intentional? Margo, write me at my e-mail about this one. I have some quick hints.

20 Apr 2008 5:43pm

standley from brou-sur-chantereine, France

Beautiful capture. I would have personally focused on the duck's head.

20 Apr 2008 9:33pm

@standley: Learning learning...
Thanks for your comment.

Pied Crow from Nairobi, Kenya

Yes, interesting subject but the lack of clear focus on the head is frustrating.

21 Apr 2008 4:20am

@Pied Crow: I agree. It was a bit of a snapshot rather than a carefully composed image.

Ina from Krugersdorp, South Africa

This is a beautiful shot! The light is perfect and the colors awesome! Well done!

21 Apr 2008 10:08am

@Ina: Thanks!

Ronnie 2¢ from London, United Kingdom

Yup, I know the technical Comments above are right but I still like the ambience of this image . . the duck looks like it could tell a few stories.

21 Apr 2008 8:38pm

@Ronnie 2¢: Thanks again Ronnie. Yes I have much to learn but I like the ambience too.

Canon EOS 30D
1/60 second
ISO 400
47 mm