A Splash of Color

© Pamela K

A Splash of Color

Uploaded: July 25, 2004


Male Wood Duck with water running down his back after a brief dunk in the pond; Rio Grande Zoo, Albuquerque, New Mexico; f3.2 1/650 @ 51.00 mm; dirt in water cleaned in photoshop; Constructive Feedback greatly appreciated


Doug Wean July 25, 2004

Beautiful image Pamela! Love the color aand Shadow!

Doug #151351

Pamela K July 25, 2004

Thanks Doug. I was looking at your member gallery and I really appreciate your feedback. I really like your cedar waxwing shot. Excellent color and framing with the red leaves.

Pam #669295

Jill A. Johnson July 30, 2004

WOW!!! Pam this is heavenly... I am a duck lover...LOL and woodducks are so very hard to capture in my area so been dieing to get to the zoo...
Perfect take hun... color, clarity and comp all wonderful... :) #678039

Pamela K July 30, 2004

Thank you Jill. I love woodducks too. The most colorful native duck in North America.

I think that this guy was a wild duck that just happened to migrate through the large pond at our local zoo. They have some exotic ducks there that have their wings clipped, but they also get a lot of migrants during the winter.

I'm glad you liked it.

Pam #678091

Nancy Grace Chen July 30, 2004

Wow. Now this is a nice one. Great colors, lighting... and I like that I can even see the beads of water on his head.

Nancy #678208

Pamela K July 30, 2004

Thanks so much Nancy! That really means a lot to me. I'm glad you like it.

Pam #678212

Diane Dupuis July 31, 2004

Hi Pam, I've been looking through your photos. Couldn't resist commenting on this one. (I agreed with the other feedback you had been getting so far on your other shots).
The colors are crisp and breathtaking. I love the water on his head and back. It is an excellent shot! I love it! #678468

Pamela K July 31, 2004

Thanks Diane. I really appreciate your taking the time to go through my photos. Thanks for your comments. I'm glad you like it.

Pam #679107

Wayne Brasch September 08, 2004

Wonderful image Pamela, beautiful colours. #761352

Pamela K September 08, 2004

Thanks, Wayne!

Pam #763149

John P. Roberts, Jr. November 02, 2004

Ah, there he is! I knew you must have a wood duck in here someplace! Beautiful photo! #886869

Pamela K November 02, 2004

Thanks again, John! You must have found it while I was busy making the link in my other photo's discussion....

Pam #886895

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