A Parade of Sorts (Five Photographs)

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These are merganser ducks under the care of their mother. Nothing says spring like baby ducks. Shy, wary and very fast-moving when they want to be. Having seen them before and coming across them again since this shoot, they are still a marvel to see. Their colors are nicely set out against the background of the water. Very little post processing required; noise reduction, sharpening and some contrast/exposure adjustments.

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Mergansers-5

13 responses

  1. So enjoyed these photos – I see that the young do not have a bad hair day!

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    July 31, 2016 at 3:19 am

  2. Sweet

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    July 31, 2016 at 5:53 am

  3. so cute

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    July 31, 2016 at 7:26 am

  4. Adorable!

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    July 31, 2016 at 8:09 am

  5. I love the punk hairdos of Hooded Mergansers – an enjoyable series, Victor!

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    July 31, 2016 at 2:03 pm

  6. I have been looking for reference works for “paint and wine” parties that I do. I really like the merganser parade, and wonder if you mind if I paint a version of this to teach from. I like the last photo best, but would add some other elements in the background – make it that the water edge is about 1/3 down from the top, add reeds there, and some sky. Would that be ok with you?

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    July 31, 2016 at 4:56 pm

  7. Do I have permission to draw your Pictures?

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    August 6, 2016 at 3:25 pm

  8. Thanks a lot

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    August 6, 2016 at 11:36 pm

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