After editing the photos from Saturday 1/30/16, I decided to ride the Harley back to Centennial Park in Irving Texas to get more Male Mandarin Duck photos. Saturday I had great light but there was a light breeze and a chop on the water. I was totally happy with Saturday’s photos. The only thing I was looking for while editing was a full mirror reflection shot.
Never really figured I would be lying facedown in duck and goose poop with my camera hanging over the water trying to get low enough to make the shot happen I had in my mind.
Still too much refraction in the reflection.
Almost Ta Da! Nailed it, or at least I feel like i did.
Not sure how many full frame Mandarin duck photos I need but the total is up over 600 and will be growing. I am taking a couple over this weekend for some in field instruction on this great subject!
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I really am just amazed with those ducks and your Pictures as well Kent! You seem to be quite taken with them as well! I love the Pictures! Is that a park, or a zoo? Those ducks are Native overseas.
The pictures are so good that they have to be worth whatever you went through or lay down in to get them. Thanks for sharing. Always love your stuff.
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