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    Default mum.... mum...... MUUUM!

    Species
    Common Name- Grey Teal
    Scientific Name- Anas gracilis

    Date- January 2018

    Location- Lake Lorne, Drysdale

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    Brand/Model- 5D3
    Lens- 500/f4 1.4TC

    Camera Settings
    ISO- 800
    F-Stop- 8
    Shutter Speed- 1/2000
    Exposure Bias/Metering/Flash-

    Technique- lying on bank with camera resting on a bean bag

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    Post Production- slight crop, levels and highlights

    Notes- This was one duck family that made their way along the shoreline. There was also a family of Chestnut Teal but they moved past too quickly.
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    Super detail in the little one Rob. In this instance I quite like the OOF birds, it adds context to the way family groups move around. Top shot.

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    You have captured a beautiful shot and like that you showed the oof birds in the background - its nicely balanced with the three of them.

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    Nice one Rob - plenty of detail in this little fluff ball

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    Gorgeous shot. I thought this was a Pacific Black when I first looked at it. Love the title , really suits this image.
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    That is sooo sweet Rob! Ditto to Shelley's comment about the OOF birds.
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    Superb detail Rob! really nicely composed.

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    Super detail in this one Rob. Good stuff.
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    Very nice indeed, Rob - the cuteness police will certainly be after you.

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    This is really nice Rob, well done!
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    Awesome shot Rob, love the dynamic you've captured here.
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