Mandarin Duck

Uploaded: September 09, 2012 11:36:02


Nature's beauty at its finest!

Exif: F Number: 4.5, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 10/3200 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 500, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 122.00 mm, Model: NIKON D700


Patrick Rouzes level-classic September 09, 2012

Tojnes, colors, textures, clarity, lighting & image are exceptional, Kathy! Beautiful job, my friend!

Julianne Bradford September 09, 2012

What an exceptional capture Kathy! WTG! #10315890

Carol A. Grady September 09, 2012

Unbelievably beautiful Kathy! You have done it once again. This one deserves to be a POTD and a top prize winner. #10315925

Ellen Hodges September 09, 2012

Agree with Carol, completely, Kathy! A superb capture! The faces in the Crown Fountains are residents or visitors to Chicago. The "faces" were recently changed. There are 10 to 15 "faces" between the 2 fountains. Every so often, "they" open their mouths, and water sprays out!! Its a very unique and fun spot! #10315972

Leslie McLain level-classic September 09, 2012

Amazing capture and colors, Kathy. #10315985

Carol L. Fowler September 09, 2012

Love this duck- so colorful! #10316127

Tammy Espino September 09, 2012

I think these guys are prettier than wood ducks!! Fantastic capture! :) #10316153

Jeffrey R. Bange September 09, 2012

Absolutely stunning capture Kathy. I don't believe I've ever seen a more colorful duck, another Gold winner on the horizon. #10316277

frank w. degenhardt September 10, 2012

Added to my favorites. I love how many different kinds there are and you got one of the most beautiful right here. Gorgeous, awesome colors. You say in all in your description. Stunning beauty my friend. So special.
Have a wonderful week. #10317140

Rona L. Schwarz September 10, 2012

Another fav, Kathy! Superb capture of this colorful duck - one that I have never seen in person, but would love to. The clarity and detail is exceptional, and the colors are hard to believe. #10317586

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