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Old Dec 1, 2013, 9:16 PM   #1
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I today's challenge was to see if I could get in flight shots. Here are some of my attempts.

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A hen and a drake together.
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Both reflections.... almost.
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Given the distance from the Pintails to where you were with the camera, it is extremely difficult to get a reflection of the duck's on the water. Very nice series!
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Fantastic reflections Steve, the 1st shot is my favorite.

Looks like you had a beautiful light to capture those in fly.

Have a great day.

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Given the distance from the Pintails to where you were with the camera, it is extremely difficult to get a reflection of the duck's on the water. Very nice series!
Thanks very much. It really helps when the ducks stay just a foot or two above the surface of the water. Usually, they fly by 50 to 100 feet above me.

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Fantastic reflections Steve, the 1st shot is my favorite.

Looks like you had a beautiful light to capture those in fly.

Have a great day.

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Thanks, I got there right after sunrise and these shots were taken about a hour after that. It was really nice soft lighting at the time of these shots.

Thanks for your comments and compliments. Steve
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Super BIF with reflections.
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